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Portuguese among most vulnerable from pollution and extreme temperatures

Targeted action is needed to better protect the poor, the elderly and children from environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures, especially in Europe’s eastern and southern regions, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a report … Continue reading

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World Pollutionwatch: Fire can kill – far from the flames 

Vancouver is normally one of the world’s cleanest cities but this July its air resembled that in Beijing due to smoke and ash from forest fires over 200 kilometres away. Further fires along the western side of the US and … Continue reading

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Luxembourg and Lisbon prop up air pollution list

Luxembourg and Lisbon have come last in a ranking of European cities, which rates efforts to fight air pollution caused by transport. Zurich topped the Sootfree Cities ranking, which grades the efforts of 23 cities in 16 countries to improve … Continue reading

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