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Bogotá’s air quality improves, but vehicular restrictions still in effect

If you felt like you could walk that extra mile along the Ciclovía on Sunday, and breathing at 2,860 meters above sea level was that much easier, the reason according to the mayoralty, is that the city’s air quality did … Continue reading

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Colombia Air Pollution Costs Bogotá up to $1 Billion USD Per Year, Says Study

Air pollution cost Bogotá nearly $1 billion USD in 2014 in the form of premature deaths, heart disease, cancer, respiratory illness, and other complications, according to a recent study from researchers at Colombia’s Universidad La Salle. While transportation — particularly the … Continue reading

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Why licence plate bans don’t cut smog

Licence-plate driving bans such as the one implemented in Paris this week are not the solution to urban air pollution, according to analysis of recent data. In fact, arbitrary restrictions have been shown to make air pollution worse in the … Continue reading

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