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Spain: In 2018, Madrid Is the City to Watch for Environmental Progress, Jan 3 [1]


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United States: Study: Pollution Kills More People Than War, Smoking, Hunger, and Other Causes of Death, Oct 20 [2]

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Environment quality UK: Pollution is killing 50,000 people in the UK every year, Oct 20 [3]

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Scotland: Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition, Oct 3 [4] France, Ireland, Germany, and Bulgaria have also banned fracking. [5]

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Environment quality UK: UK citizens are taking air pollution monitoring into their own hands, Sep 1 [6]

7 cities making polluted waterways into swimming hotspots, Aug 3 [7]

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Maryland passes ban on fracking” by @samanthadpage, Mar 28 [8]

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El Salvador Votes for Water over Gold, March 30, Pedro Cabezas. In response to enormous public pressure, lawmakers have rejected appeals by global corporations and voted to protect the country’s people and water supply by banning metallic mining. [9]


New Zealand will ban plastic microbeads by 2018, Mar 14 [10]

Mapped: The world's most polluted countries, Jan 2 [11]


Four of world's biggest cities to ban diesel cars from their centres, Dec 2 [12]

Estonian clean-up initiative aims to engage 150 countries in 2018, Feb 5 [13]


Pesticide-free towns and cities - citizen power in action, October 6 [14]

Mapping the World's Air Pollution in Real Time, September 21 [15]

Google Will Start Mapping Pollution The Same Way They Map Streets, July 30 [16]

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Environment quality and is for news and comment in that global or international context.



David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II, Oct 15 [17]

Book review: Advertising Shits In Your Head, Feb 27 [18]

See also[edit]


  1. citylab.com
  2. @JonathanTurley
  3. huffingtonpost.co.uk
  4. The Guardian
  5. climaterealityproject.org
  6. The Guardian
  7. curbed.com
  8. thinkprogress.org
  9. inequality.org
  10. treehugger.com
  11. @TelegraphTravel
  12. The Guardian
  13. estonianworld.com
  14. The Ecologist
  15. CityLab
  16. Popular Science
  17. The Guardian
  18. transitionnetwork.org