Chinese Air Pollution Visible From Space

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Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products

A study has found that a group of 16 major food companies including Kraft and Coca-Cola cut a total of 6.4 trillion calories from their products between 2007 and 2012, far exceeding their pledge to slash 1.5 trillion calories by 2015.
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Scientists Posit Theoretical ‘Productive Weekend’

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Chinese Air Pollution Visible From Space

Highlighting the severity of China’s pollution crisis, NASA published satellite photos showing a thick haze of smog and air pollution spanning 750 miles from Shanghai to Beijing, or about the distance between Boston and Raleigh, NC. What do you think?

  • “I’m glad the crying Native American man from those ’70s ads isn’t in orbit right now to see this.”

    Glen Graham
    Cartographer
  • “Someone really needs to stop buying so many Chinese-manufactured goods.”

    Helen Choi
    Waitress
  • “We’re still better at polluting the Gulf of Mexico, though.”

    Antonio Semidi
    Hydroelectric Dam Worker
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