Air pollution plummets as virus curbs traffic, new data reveals

By |marec 25th, 2020|Air Pollution, European Environment Agency, European Space Agency, News, NO2|

Pollution levels have dropped by more than 50% in parts of Europe, according to new figures published by the European Environmental Agency (EEA) on Wednesday (25 March), as coronavirus lockdown measures empty city streets of traffic.

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Air pollution ‘likely’ to increase mortality from COVID19: experts

By |marec 16th, 2020|Air Pollution, coronavirus, News|

Air pollution from petrol and diesel vehicles is likely to increase mortality from the novel coronavirus in cities, public health experts told AFP Monday (16 March).

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Air pollution main risk factor for mortality worldwide, says new study

By |marec 4th, 2020|Air Pollution, life expectancy, mortality rate, News, WHO, World Health Organisation|

Air pollution is the world's leading cause of mortality as it reduces a person's lifespan by three years on average, according to a study published on Tuesday (3 March). EURACTIV's partner Le Journal de l'Environment reports.

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How air quality rules stack up across Europe

By |november 27th, 2019|Air Pollution, air quality, News|

Air quality is rapidly becoming more and more of an emotionally-charged subject as the health implications become more explicit. Here is how things stand at both EU and national level.

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International alliance of cities commits to tackling air pollution

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Air Pollution, air quality, António Guterres, C40, Copenhagen, environmental protection, Health, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News, World mayors summit|

Poor air quality causes 422,000 premature deaths deaths each year in Europe and EU member states have repeatedly been singled out for exceeding pollution thresholds. At the C40 Summit on Friday (11 October), 35 cities decided to take the matter into th...

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In legal first, court faults France over air pollution

By |junij 26th, 2019|Air Pollution, diesel, fine particles, News, Paris, particulate matter|

A court on Tuesday (25 June) found the French state had failed to take sufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a legal first in the country hailed by environmental campaigners as a victory for victims of dirty air.

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Microplastics also travel through the air, says new study

By |april 24th, 2019|Air Pollution, CNRS, Microplastics, News|

Microplatics are not only found in the world’s oceans but can also reach isolated areas by air, according to a study published in Nature Geoscience on 15 April. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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Microplastics also travel through the air, says new study

By |april 24th, 2019|Air Pollution, CNRS, Microplastics, News|

Microplatics are not only found in the world’s oceans but can also reach isolated areas by air, according to a study published in Nature Geoscience on 15 April. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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Brussels air quality tumbles, fails to trigger free transport

By |marec 1st, 2019|Air Pollution, News|

Fine particle matter in the EU capital’s air exceeded a warning threshold on Thursday (28 February) but did not worsen enough to trigger free public transport. In a separate development, one of the EU’s top lawyers urged governments to put monitoring stations where pollution is highest.

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Brussels mulls free public transport for all

By |februar 1st, 2019|Air Pollution, Brussels, Luxembourg, News|

The new vice-president of the Belgian capital’s transport operator (STIB) has suggested rolling out free public transport for residents during the evening or on weekends. His socialist party has upped the ante and suggested it should be free every day.

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