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Paris rolls out color-code stickers for cars to curb pollution 

The French capital on Monday launched a new color-coded sticker scheme to restrict car use in its latest attempt to curb air pollution many Parisians blame for coughing fits, eye irritation and runny noses. The “Crit’Air” system bans all diesel-fueled … Continue reading

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How European cities are trying to cut deadly air pollution 

As Paris steps up its crackdown on the city’s worst-polluting vehicles (in French), Euronews looks at what other European cities are doing to tackle the deadly problem. From today (Monday, January 16), the French capital will begin enforcing a scheme … Continue reading

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Paris suffers ‘worst air pollution for at least decade’ 

Officials in the French capital have implemented a series of measures in an attempt to tackle the problem Paris has suffered its most serious surge in air pollution for a decade, experts have warned. Airparif, an organisation which monitors air quality … Continue reading

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Paris restricts traffic on new pollution episode 

A new peak in air pollution forced Paris authorities to restrict tragic in French capital on Dec. 16, Paris authorities said on Thursday. “Because of a new episode of air pollution …, Paris city announces the implementation of alternating traffic … Continue reading

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France to require ‘clean stickers’ on vehicles in high pollution areas

Vehicles failing to display Crit’Air stickers will be banned from low-emission zones in Paris and other cities in bid to combat smog French motorists in high pollution areas will be required to display a “clean sticker” on their vehicle from … Continue reading

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Parisians grapple with worst winter pollution in a decade

Under deceptively blue skies, the marvels of Paris beckoned. But art dealer Sophie Vigourous wore a face mask to appreciate them because of the pollution. Under deceptively blue skies, the marvels of Paris beckoned. But art dealer Sophie Vigourous wore … Continue reading

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Paris bans cars for second day running as pollution chokes city 

Vehicles with odd-number plates were banned on Tuesday and, on Wednesday, it was the even numbers’ turn Paris authorities restricted traffic in the city for a second day after a “lid of pollution” sealed the capital, causing concern over public … Continue reading

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Four of world’s biggest cities to ban diesel cars from their centres 

Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City will ban the most polluting cars and vans by 2025 to tackle air pollution Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel vehicles from their centres within the next decade, as a … Continue reading

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