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Breathing the air in London is like smoking 160 cigarettes

Dust particles and pollution from cars hangs over London, seen from Greenwich (Picture: PA)

Living in some of the UK’s most polluted towns and cities can harm your health as much as smoking up to 160 cigarettes a year.

Campaigners have said pollution is now a ‘public health emergency’ and urged the government to enforce stricter rules to bring it down.

Source: Breathing the air in London is like smoking 160 cigarettes


Greta Thunberg politely shuts down heckler during during speech in North Carolina: ‘Maybe you can do it later’

Climate activist allows person in crowd speak before calmly delivering response

Greta Thunberg politely dealt with a heckler after being interrupted during speech in the US.

The activist was giving a speech at a climate change rally in North Carolina when someone started shouting over the crowd’s cheers.

“I think if you want to speak with me personally, maybe you can do it later,” Ms Thunberg then tells the woman in the crowd.

How Dare You! Photos of Greta Thunberg Used to Shame Office Workers

Office workers who use plastic utensils are being shamed by colleagues who use pictures of climate activist Greta Thunberg to push them into changing their “unapproved” behavior.

Pictures of the Swedish 16-year-old activist looking somewhat less than happy have been spotted in workplaces in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, catalogued by Haaretz journalist Allison Kaplan Sommer.

WATCH: Dirtiest Porn Ever, Pornhub’s campaign to clean up all World’s oceans

Adult video website Pornhub has filmed a movie on a litter-filled beach to raise money to remove plastic from the world’s oceans.

Every time the Dirtiest Porn Ever is played Pornhub will make a donation to Ocean Polymers – a non-profit organisation that is planning to launch a ship to collect and reprocess plastic from the sea.

“We’re dirty here at Pornhub, but that doesn’t mean our beaches need to be,” explained Corey Price, vice president of Pornhub.

Source: Pornhub launches Dirtiest Porn Ever campaign to clean up world’s oceans

WATCH: CRAZY video shows shocking mosquitoes’ breeding power

Mosquito magnets. You might not want to watch this.

The National Pest Management Association released crazy footage showing just how quickly mosquitoes multiply when breeding conditions are right.

WATCH: President Trump: ‘I Know More About the Environment than Most People’

TRUMP: “And I think I know more about the environment than most people. I want clean air, I want clean water, I want a wealthy country, I want a spectacular country with jobs, with pensions, with so many things. And that’s what we’re getting. So I want to be very careful. At the same time , at the same time — you weren’t called. At the same time, it’s very important to me, we have to maintain this incredible place that we’ve all built. We’ve become a much richer country, and that’s a good thing, not a bad thing because that great wealth allows us to take care of people. We can take care of people that we couldn’t have taken care of in the past because of the great wealth. We can’t let that wealth be taken away. Clean air, clean water.”