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China to ban all coal use in Beijing by 2020

Tue, 2014-08-05 10:11
China's smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities.

Sunderbans mangrove trees losing capacity to absorb CO2: Study

Mon, 2014-08-04 01:17
The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution, a study has found.