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Old Cars Bringing More Air Pollution to Croatia

When it comes to the impact of transport on air quality in Europe, cars in the Czech Republic, Poland and Estonia fare the worst and they are labelled by the Eco Experts organisation as the most toxic drivers, while Croatia … Continue reading

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Nine states censured by EU over illegally high air pollution levels

400,000 Europeans die prematurely every year from air pollution. The Czech Republic is one of nine EU states summoned to Brussels recently to explain what they’re doing about illegally high pollution levels. Officials from the nine, including Germany, Spain, France, Italy, … Continue reading

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Luxembourg and much of Europe choke under freezing smog

Heavy pollution enveloping much of Europe prompted emergency measures across the continent on Tuesday. A toxic cocktail of extreme cold, no wind and heavy burning of coal and wood for heating has left many regions shrouded in smog. In many … Continue reading

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Europeans call for stronger EU air quality policy

According to the latest research, a majority (56 %) of Europeans believe that air quality has deteriorated in the last 10 years. In Italy, as many as 81 % hold this view, and in Cyprus, France, Greece, Hungary, Romania and … Continue reading

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