Delhi’s Air Pollution is Even Worse Than Beijing’s Smog

January 27, 2014 by  
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China gets all the attention when it comes to terrible air quality , but the truth is that the worst day in Beijing is really just an average day in Delhi. Though it gets far less notice, the air in Delhi is some of the most polluted on the planet. In fact, India’s citizens have some of the weakest lungs, highest rates of asthma and highest mortality rates from respiratory issues of any nation in the world. Read the rest of Delhi’s Air Pollution is Even Worse Than Beijing’s Smog Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Beijing air pollution , beijing air quality , Beijing smog , Delhi air pollution , Delhi air quality , Delhi asthma , delhi india , Delhi lung damage , Delhi PM measurement , Delhi smog , Delhi worse than Beijing air , Delhi Worst Air Pollution , Delhi worst smog , India air pollution , India smog , worst air pollution in the world , worst smog in the world        

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Incredible Self-Cleaning Dishes Could Save Thousands of Gallons of Wasted Water Each Year

January 27, 2014 by  
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Washing dishes may soon be a thing of the past thanks to an incredible new coating that makes food simply roll of your plates and bowls. It sounds too good to be true, but according to Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine , it’s a very real solution to the wasteful (and not to mention laborious) task of washing dishes. The studio’s self-washing dishes are imbued with a special coating and designed to mimic leaves of the lotus plant, so any water or dirt simply beads up and slips right off. Instead of using up gallons of water cleaning up after a meal, simply tip the waste straight into the compost. Sounds easy, right? Read the rest of Incredible Self-Cleaning Dishes Could Save Thousands of Gallons of Wasted Water Each Year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , eco-friendly , environmentally conscious , green design , KTH Stockhold research , self-cleaning dishes , sustainable design , tomorrow machine        

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Pope Francis is Writing an Encyclical to Address Pressing Environmental Issues

January 27, 2014 by  
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Income inequality isn’t the only important issue Pope Francis is taking on. Add environmental protection to the list as the Argentinian-born leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics has begun drafting an encyclical on ecology, according to the Vatican. A Papal encyclical — a letter addressing some form of Catholic doctrine — carries much weight in the religion and addressing man’s relationship to the environment could have a major impact in global efforts to address climate change . Read the rest of Pope Francis is Writing an Encyclical to Address Pressing Environmental Issues Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ecology , encyclical , Environment , green pope encyclical , Jorge Mario Bergoglio , Pope Francis , pope francis encyclical , pope francis to write an encyclical , pope takes on environmental issues , Roman Catholic Church , St. Francis of Assisi , the ecology of man , the green pope , vatican        

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