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Reduced traffic during lockdown did not improve air quality in urban areas as much as expected

Two studies led by María Morales Suárez Varela, group leader of the CIBERESP at the University of Valencia and professor of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the academic institution, have evaluated the impact of mobility restrictions … Continue reading

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‘Smog emergency’ forces traffic bans across Italian cities

Italy’s biggest cities have been forced to ban hundreds of thousands of vehicles from the roads after days of persistent smog. Air pollution has spiked above normal levels for up to ten consecutive days in Milan, Rome, Florence, Turin, Venice … Continue reading

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Air pollution hits major Italian cities

Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna and other Italian cities are trying to face the high levels of air pollution with car bans Air pollution hit two of the largest Italian cities, Milan and Rome, and local authorities were forced to impose … Continue reading

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