Noise pollution: A not-so-silent killer?
25 December 2022 | 5:59 pm
The constant rumble of traffic and people brings cities to life. But is it also making us sick? The ill-effects of noise pollution are now well documented, with cities declaring open war on the not-so-silent killer. The Down to Earth team takes a closer look.
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Human Rights Watch has released a report saying that a growing number of countries have shown a desire for a new international treaty against fully autonomous weapons. It says 30 countries explicitly seek a ban.
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Slovakia's top court added two years to the killer's 23-year prison sentence for double murder on Wednesday. The victims, one an investigative journalist, were executed in 2018.
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The new US president is striking a much different tone from his predecessor and markets are already taking notice. Further sanctions are likely imminent.
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Russia's ambassador in the US is set to return to Moscow for urgent consultations. The embassy in Washington warned that relations with US President Joe Biden's administration were on the brink of collapse.
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