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Air pollution in CEE has a high economic and human cost – Emerging Europe

Air quality in parts of Central and Eastern Europe is poor, and not enough is being done to tackle the problem. Poland is the worst offender. The Polish Economic Institute recently released staggering figures regarding the economic costs of air … Continue reading

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Heating woes fuel Balkan smog crisis

As winter grips the Balkans, the poor are caught in a cruel bind, being forced to light fires at home for heating while fuelling a pollution crisis smothering the region. In recent weeks, Balkan capitals from Belgrade Sarajevo to Skopje … Continue reading

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Winter air pollution brings ′choking season′ to Balkans

With the onset of winter, many Balkan cities, such as Belgrade, Sarajevo and Zagreb, become enveloped in a thick cloud of smog. But instead of tackling the problem, politicians are playing it down. In recent days, the Serbian capital, Belgrade, … Continue reading

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Air Pollution is Choking Bosnia, Experts Warn 

Bosnian towns like Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Lukavac and Kakanj are suffering from serious problems with air pollution, experts from the Federal Hydro-Meteorological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina [FHMZBiH] told BIRN. “Sarajevo is definitely one of the most polluted cities in … Continue reading

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