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As air pollution in Swedish cities goes down, life expectancy goes up

New research has found that those living in the Swedish cities of Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö live on average one year longer today than 25 years ago, thanks to a decrease in the level of traffic pollution. Carried out by … Continue reading

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Sweden gives green light for cities to ban old diesel cars

Sweden’s towns will soon be allowed to ban old diesel engines from their town centres in an effort to improve the environment and combat air pollution, the government announced on Friday. Sweden’s centre-left Social Democrat-Green coalition government did not impose … Continue reading

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Stockholm registers air pollution ‘as bad as Beijing’ 

Sweden may be a nation with a reputation for its green credentials, but the country’s capital city recently registered air quality as poor as Chinese capital Beijing. That’s according to Stockholm Air & Noise Analysis (SLB-analys), the authority responsible for … Continue reading

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