Thursday, December 12, 2013


Paris Put on Air-Pollution Alert as Cold Snap Traps Diesel Fumes - Businessweek
Paris was put on an air-pollution alert today as cold weather entrapped diesel fumes, leading to the most severe smog in the French capital since 2007.
Merkel Embraces Coal as Rookie Lawmaker Makes Mark on Policy - Bloomberg
“This isn’t just about the environment, this is about the money” Germans pay for electricity, Freese, 62, said in an interview on Dec. 2. “We’ve got the most modern coal plants in the world. Brown coal lets us produce comparatively cheap and climate-friendly electricity.”
2nd man dies from hypothermia, police say |
SALT LAKE CITY — Police say a man whose body was found in Memory Grove died of hypothermia.
Babies freeze to death in Syria | Middle East | World Bulletin
Two infants in Syria died of harsh weather conditions as the Middle East nation braves the wintry cold for a third time in the grip of civil war.

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