Articles by Global Citizen

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Enewetak Atoll, a Tiny Island Used as a Nuclear Dumpsite, Is About to Be Submerged by Water
Joe McCarthy | Global Citizen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

27 Nov 2017 – For more than half a century, the atoll, which is part of the Marshall Islands, has been contaminated by nuclear explosions and waste. The decades ahead could leave it submerged by rising sea levels. In this way, Enewetak “is at the intersection of two of the biggest problems of the last century and this century, nuclear weapons and sea level rise.”

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China Just Shut Down Thousands of Factories to Fight Pollution
Global Citizen | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Oct 2017

24 Oct 2017 – In an unprecedented crackdown on pollution, the Chinese government shut down tens of thousands of factories in an effort to improve air quality throughout industrial regions in the country.

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Coca-Cola Produced More Than 110 Billion Plastic Bottles Last Year
Andrew McMaster | Global Citizen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Oct 2017

Amidst growing marine pollution, Greenpeace is applying pressure on the soft drink multinational.

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The World’s Biggest Floating Solar Farm Is Now Live. And It’s on Top of a Former Coal Mine
Joe McCarthy | Global Citizen – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Aug 2017

21 Aug 2017 – Earlier this week, a new floating solar farm went live in the Chinese city of Huainan above a retired coal mine, China Daily reports. It’s more than six times as powerful as the next biggest floating solar farm.

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