BEIJING, Aug 15, China Daily - Beijing will take tough steps to control air pollution during the APEC senior officials' meeting in the city by launching stricter emergency actions than called for if a pollution warning is issued.

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Asia & Pacific,Aug. 12, -  In April this year, two world records were broken or equalled with little fanfare: the global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, was above 400 parts per million (ppm) for an entire month for the first time in recorded history, and it was the joint hottest April on record, tying with 2010. These milestones provide further evidence that human-induced climate change is happening and accelerating.

8.13 Asia-Pacific countries must act fast on climate change

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RIGA, Aug. 11, Xinhua - Latvia's environment minister Romans Naudins has entrusted Riga City Mayor Nils Ushakovs to immediately solve the problem of air pollution in downtown Riga, LETA reported on Monday.

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LOS ANGELES, Aug.7, Xinhua - More than 150 environment experts gathered here Thursday to attend the "2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum", which will discuss water, air and soil pollution management and other green technologies.

8.9 2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum kicks off 

Photo taken on Aug. 7, 2014 shows a scene of the "2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum" in Los Angeles, the United States. (Xinhua/Yang Lei C)

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U.S. Congresswoman Zhao Meixin speaks during the "2014 Los Angeles Environmental Forum" in Los Angeles, the United States, on Aug. 7, 2014. (Xinhua/Yang Lei C)

MANILA, Aug. 7, Xinhua - The Philippine government has adopted a strategy of improving resiliency to climate change, a senior government official said Thursday.

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