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How are cities around the world tackling air pollution? 

More cycling, better public transport and car bans – cities from Delhi to Zurich are using a range of initiatives to lower traffic pollution and improve health Paris Paris bans cars in many historic central districts at weekends, imposes odd-even … Continue reading

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Finland swept by fine particle pollution

Air pollution experts report that Finland is on the receiving end of more than the usual amount of air pollution from eastern Europe. Air currents originating from the southeast are carrying particles of pollution from Poland, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia, … Continue reading

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Several Finnish cities hit by high pollution levels

The drier weather replacing last Saturday’s snow and sleet has brought with it air quality problems that typically blight Finnish cities every spring. In Leppävaara in Espoo, the air quality was poor on Monday morning because of high concentration of … Continue reading

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