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US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead. Petroleum coke, the bottom-of-th...

US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. oil refineries that are unable to sell a dirty fuel waste product at home are exporting vast quantities of it to India instead. Petroleum coke, the leftover fro...

US exporting dirty fuel to already pollution-choked India

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. is shipping vast quantities of an oil-refining byproduct around the world because few American companies want it. Energy-hungry India is the biggest importe...

Study: World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger

NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disast...

To fight wildlife crime, experts say 'follow the money'

BANGKOK (AP) — With wildlife trafficking escalating worldwide, some countries are starting to "follow the money" in an effort to track down the kingpins financing crime rings. The Un...

Study: 50M at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Some 50 million people are at risk of arsenic poisoning from contaminated groundwater in Pakistan's Indus Valley — far more than previously thought, according to a new study. ...

4 incidents, 2 deadly, raise questions about Navy operations

BANGKOK (AP) — One major U.S. Navy collision may be an accident, two a coincidence. But analysts say the deadly incidents involving the USS John S. McCain this week and USS Fitzgerald in June call for...

Navy ship in collision named for McCain's dad, grandfather

BANGKOK (AP) — The U.S. warship involved in the collision off Singapore before dawn Monday has a name many Americans recognize — but not for its father-and-son namesakes. Most know S...

India's wild energy trends raise doubts over coal's future

NEW DELHI (AP) — Within the wild energy market of the world's second-most populous nation, predictions are proving tricky. India had been projected to become a carbon-belching behemoth, fueled by ther...

Study: Being outside could become deadly in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Venturing outdoors may become deadly across wide swaths of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by the end of the century as climate change drives heat and humidity to new extremes, accordi...

Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows

NEW DELHI (AP) — Researchers who have studied decades of temperature and suicide data in India say climate change could lead more of the nation's farmers to kill themselves. Research...

Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger. Smiling widely at a news conference Monday during a visit t...

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after record 2016 drop

BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users are boosting mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline and a setback to efforts to rein in climate chang...

Study: India's rising temperatures are already deadly

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees ...

Report: Climate outlook improves as fewer coal plants built

BEIJING (AP) — Led by cutbacks in China and India, construction of new coal-fired power plants is falling worldwide, improving chances climate goals can be met despite earlier pessimism, three environ...