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Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe’s cities cleaner air

WNM | Feb 24, 2020 at 1:10 AM

Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic.

Fires and climate fears rattle Australia’s giant coal lobby

WNM | Feb 24, 2020 at 1:10 AM

As bushfires and floods fuel public concerns in Australia about global warming, the country’s powerful mining lobby is facing increasing pressure from investors to drop support for new coal mines, according to a dozen interviews with shareholders in global mining companies.