Day

June 9, 2016
air pollution
Outdoor air pollution could cause 6 to 9 million premature deaths and represent an economic cost of around $2.6 trillion a year by 2060 unless action is taken, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in a report released on Thursday. The OECD examined the economic consequences of air pollution and found that...
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Paulo Carreno
Mexico, the United States and Canada will unveil a plan to combat increased opium poppy cultivation and heroin use across North America at a summit later this month, a senior Mexican official said on Thursday. Leaders of the three nations are due to meet in Ottawa on June 29, amid growing concern about the rising...
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mexico inflation
Mexico’s annual inflation picked up in May but remained below the central bank’s 3 percent target, giving policymakers room to keep interest rates on hold amid concerns about a weak currency. Inflation in the 12 months through May rose to 2.60 percent, the national statistics agency said on Thursday. That compared with a forecast of...
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