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Air pollution hotspots in Europe

Big cities beset with gridlocked traffic, major regions producing coal, pockets of heavy industry encased by mountains—Europe’s air pollution hotspots are clearly visible from space on most sunny weekdays. All across the continent, tens of millions of people live and … Continue reading

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Residential heating tops sources of PM2.5 in Danube region’s urban areas

The European Commission’s science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) has evaluated sources of air pollutants in the Danube macro-region, a necessary step for the design of action plans to improve air quality. The related study showed residential … Continue reading

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Czech air pollution among worst in EU

The quality of air in the Czech Republic lags behind the average of the EU mainly due to the emissions of greenhouse gases which are the fifth worst in the EU, daily Lidove noviny (LN) writes yesterday. “An improvement in … Continue reading

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Tackling the Czech Republic’s poor air quality

November saw the release of an annual government-commissioned report on the state of the environment in the Czech Republic. While the gist of the report maintained that a number of factors continued to improve, including water quality and canalisation, air … Continue reading

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Air pollution in Prague starts crossing yearly quotas

Dust-related air pollution has crossed the yearly quota in some parts of Prague, mainly due to motor vehicles exhaust fumes, which leads to increased numbers of the diseases of lungs and the cardiovascular system and consequently to a higher death … Continue reading

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