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From Oslo to Paris, these major cities have plans to go car-free

In late 2016, Madrid’s Mayor Manuela Carmena reiterated her plan to kick personal cars out of the city center. On Spanish radio network Cadena Ser, she confirmed that Madrid’s main avenue, the Gran Vía, will only allow access to bikes, … Continue reading

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Beijing’s Air Pollution is Frightening. This Video Shows Just How Bad It Gets 

Winters in Beijing are grim. It’s not just the subzero temperatures and shortened days that feel so oppressive; the year-end chill means even more coal is burned for heating, blanketing the Chinese capital in thick smog. City authorities this week … Continue reading

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How To Handle Chengdu’s Pollution Like a Pro

Right now it seems like everyone in China, even Xinhua, is talking about the pollution. Beijing pollution has reached record highs in previous days, a staggering 900 micrograms of particulate matter per square meter. And not just any particulate matter, … Continue reading

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