Health environment

Supply problems in UK due to driver shortage could affect public health and environment – CBA

LONDON (CIHI) – The shortage of truck drivers in the UK has worsened significantly since June, with nearly all chemical distributors surveyed by the CBA trade group reporting driver shortages in August. The trade group’s latest industry survey showed 96%…

How Lao PDR can link health, environment and economic recovery

The temporary reduction in carbon emissions caused by global COVID-19 lockdowns has not slowed the relentless advance of climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record levels and the planet is on the path to dangerous overheating, warns a multi-agency…

Lao PDR links health, environment and economic recovery

Vientiane, September 7, 2021 – To mark International Clean Air Day for Blue Skies, World Bank releases country environmental scan for Lao PDR, analyzing how the country can use its commitment to greener growth to boost economic recovery after the…

Global era of leaded gasoline, says UN

Despite these advances, the rapidly growing global vehicle fleet continues to contribute to the threat of local air, water and soil pollution, as well as the global climate crisis. The transport sector is responsible for nearly a quarter of global…

Use of leaded gasoline eliminated in “important step” for health and the environment, according to the UN

A worker holds a nozzle to pump gasoline into a vehicle at a gas station in Mumbai, India on May 21, 2018. REUTERS / Francis Mascarenhas / File Photo JOHANNESBURG, Aug.30 (Reuters) – Leaded gasoline was phased out after the…

Hidden danger posed by herbicides and pesticides for health and the environment | The Guardian Nigeria News

• That everyone adopt a natural agriculture – Oduola• Lack of responsible training – Alonge• It destroys yields – Aubee Many farmers have adopted the use of chemicals to keep weeds and pests away from their farms. Even though some…

Health, environment and safety are on the agenda for Edo’s 30th anniversary

From left to right: Senator representing the Senate District of Edo South, Senator Matthew Urhoghide; Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki and State Government Secretary Osarodion Ogie Esq., At the launch of a tree planting campaign at Idu village in…

State struggles to understand the health and environmental impact of man-made chemicals :: WRAL.com

By Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau Chief Raleigh, North Carolina – PFAS The chemicals, used in everything from fire-fighting foam to fast food packaging and non-stick pans, are often referred to as “eternal chemicals” because they are nearly indestructible. This…

Broiler project angers locals concerned about health and environmental risks

A community group in southwestern Victorian times fears that a broiler project capable of housing 400,000 chickens could compromise an important river system. Key points: The proposal is for a broiler farm capable of housing 400,000 chickens A consultant for…

Makeup that lasts all day could be harmful to health and the environment, study finds

A new study by researchers at the University of Toronto raises concerns that certain all-day makeup looks could cause lasting damage to personal health and the environment. An article published today in Environmental Science and Technology Letters suggests that many…