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Thursday May 23rd, 2019 night edition

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The Montreal Protocol has been signed by 197 countries around the world, including Canada, the U.S., and China.

That is until last year, when scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association found that global emissions of Trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) have actually been increasing since 2013.

After analyzing weather and wind patterns to determine the origin of the gas increase, it led them to eastern mainland China, around the Shandong province.

Manufacturers told the EIA they continued to use the banned product because of its better quality and cheaper price.

However, Rigby said scientists and watchdogs didn’t know just how much manufacturers in China were emitting — about 7,000 tonnes of CFC-11 since 2013 in that area alone.

Rigby also mentions that CFC-11 is a greenhouse gas, about “5,000 times more potent than carbon dioxide at warming the climate.”.

But Rigby said if the increased emissions from eastern China aren’t stopped soon, the healing process could be delayed by “potentially decades. »

Man Wants Town To Pay For Damage On His Lowered Car After Driving Over Speed Bumps

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Man Wants Town To Pay For Damage On His Lowered Car After Driving Over Speed Bumps.

Man Spends £3,000 To Lower Car Suspension, Can’t Get Over Speed Bumps: People will go to all sorts of lengths to jazz up their cars, and although the additions might look cool, they’re not always practical.

”On top of the extra mileage and driving he's incurring, Fitzgibbon also claims to have around $2,500 worth of damage to his car by driving over the speed bumps and now he wants the village to pay for it. »

Exercise: Psych patients' new primary prescription

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"The general attitude of medicine is that you treat the primary problem first, and exercise was never considered to be a life or death treatment option.

In fact, Tomasi estimates that only a handful of inpatient psychiatric hospitals in the U.S. provide psychotherapist-supported gym facilities exclusively for these patients.

"The priority is to provide more natural strategies for the treatment of mood disorders, depression and anxiety," he adds. »

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

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UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC.

Cambridge-headquartered ARM had been described as the UK's largest tech firm until its takeover by a Japanese fund.

"ARM values its relationship with our long-time partner HiSilicon and we are hopeful for a swift resolution on this matter.". »