Researchers of a recent study found yet another adverse effect of air pollution exposure. Children who had elevated prenatal exposure to air pollution were more likely to have poor response inhibition and academic achievement.
Energy firms are undertaking financially risky natural gas extraction projects from the Arctic to Africa made feasible by government-backed loans and guarantees, jeopardizing efforts to curb global warming, experts say.
Brazilian biologists are trying to raise awareness about the consequences of the pollution caused by coronavirus-related medical waste after a penguin died from consuming a face mask which was discarded inappropriately on a beach.
A US-based charity called Having Kids thinks Prince William and Kate Middleton are setting a "bad example" by having more children. "Having smaller families is the single best thing we can do to reduce the damage caused by future climate change," said Anne Green, the organization's executive director.
To have or not to have children is hardly a new question. In the 1960's and 70's Paul Ehrlich captured the public's attention with his warnings about the population bomb.
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