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New UN report details environmental impacts of export of used vehicles to developing world

On Oct 26, 2020
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RT @UNEP: Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the United States & Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. 🆕 report ⤵️ https://t.co/dQvthman2r
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Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the United States and Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, according to a new report by the UN ...

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On Oct 26, 2020
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RT @UNEP: Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the United States & Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and hindering efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change. 🆕 report ⤵️ https://t.co/dQvthman2r
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New UN report details environmental impacts of export of used vehicles to developing world

New UN report details environmental impacts of export of used vehicles to developing world

Millions of used cars, vans and minibuses exported from Europe, the United States and Japan to the developing world are of poor quality, contributing significantly to air pollution and ...

Climate change: 'Dangerous and dirty' used cars sold to Africa

Climate change: 'Dangerous and dirty' used cars sold to Africa

Millions of polluting and unsafe used cars from rich nations are exported to Africa and Asia.

Clean air commitments made as part of UN Climate Action Summit activities

Clean air commitments made as part of UN Climate Action Summit activities

During the many events taking place in New York City as part of what is known locally as UN Week, high-level delegates took a moment to catch their breath.

Climate and Clean Air Coalition leaders: We must significantly reduce short-lived climate pollutants by 2030.

Climate and Clean Air Coalition leaders: We must significantly reduce short-lived climate pollutants by 2030.

A meeting of ministers and high-level representatives of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) today agreed to accelerate efforts to significantly reduce short-lived climate pollutants ...

World Environment Day: solutions to air pollution exist

World Environment Day: solutions to air pollution exist

This year's World Environment Day is dedicated to one of the world's most pressing issue: air pollution.

China’s Hebei Province Fights for Blue Skies with World Bank Support

China’s Hebei Province Fights for Blue Skies with World Bank Support

In the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region of 110 million people, Hebei Province is the largest contributor to air pollution. Over the past five years, Hebei has implemented a series of ...

Air pollution in Asia and the Pacific: science-based solutions

Air pollution in Asia and the Pacific: science-based solutions

The first comprehensive scientific assessment of the air pollution outlook in Asia and the Pacific details 25 measures to tackle the issue.

Haagen-Smit Award Recipients

Haagen-Smit Award Recipients

Since 2001, the California Air Resources Board has annually bestowed these distinguished awards upon extraordinary individuals and international leaders to recognize significant career ...

Climate crisis: in coronavirus lockdown, nature bounces back – but for how long?

Climate crisis: in coronavirus lockdown, nature bounces back – but for how long?

While carbon emissions fall as human activity decreases, in the end it will be about the politics

Oil Industry Ghostwrites Trump’s Deadly Anti-Environmental Policies

Oil Industry Ghostwrites Trump’s Deadly Anti-Environmental Policies

In the midst of a pandemic that has brought the world to its knees, the Trump administration’s latest spate of anti-environmental actions is maddening—and seemingly inexplicable.

NYC, LA, DC and 23 states sue EPA over vehicle emission standards

NYC, LA, DC and 23 states sue EPA over vehicle emission standards

The states and cities are suing the EPA, which has moved to block California's ability to set its own vehicle efficiency standards.