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Hamburg prepares for diesel driving ban with signs warning motorists

The city of Hamburg this week put up signs on its streets warning motorists of diesel restricted zones – an indication to residents that they are taking the diesel driving bans seriously. Limited diesel driving bans were introduced for two … Continue reading

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Germany wrestles with diesel’s future as large cities plan bans

Germany is wrestling over the future of the diesel, with proposals for driving bans in some cities to reduce air pollution clashing with an industry that employs scores of workers. With some urban areas failing European Union air-quality standards, Munich, … Continue reading

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Air pollution, Europe’s largest environmental health hazard

Health issues surrounding air quality were brought into the spotlight this week with World Asthma Day, which takes place every year in May. There is no doubt that air pollution is unhealthy and that it aggravates conditions such as asthma. … Continue reading

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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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Stuttgart, München, Hamburg – Die schmutzigste Luft Deutschlands

Zu viel Feinstaub in Stuttgart, zu hohe Stickoxid-Werte in München: In vielen deutschen Städten werden die gesetzlichen Grenzwerte überschritten. Wo ist die Luft besonders dreckig? Der Überblick. Dreckige Luft schadet der Gesundheit – sie kann auf Dauer sogar tödlich sein, … Continue reading

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