Improved air quality in Europe due to lockdowns to combat the coronavirus pandemic has delivered health benefits equivalent to avoiding 11,300 premature deaths, according to … Read more
Polish and Italian populations breath dangerously polluted air, a new report by the Swiss air monitoring platform IQAir shows. According to the research, among the … Read more
Satellite images from NASA show how pollution has cleared over China as the coronavirus outbreak keeps people indoors and factories are forced to close. NASA … Read more
Cities across southern Europe are experiencing dangerously high levels of smog caused by a prolonged period of dry sunny weather and light winds.
Temporary bans … Read more
A global law enforcement operation involving 61 countries has identified thousands of illicit activities behind severe marine pollution as well as hundreds of violations and … Read more
Schools in the Indian capital will be shut until Nov. 5, the city government said, as residents breathed the season’s worst air for a third … Read more
Poor air quality caused 412,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2016, the most recent year data is available, according to a report released this week … Read more
Air pollution can be as damaging as a packet of cigarettes a day, a new study has found.
Researchers from the University of Washington looked … Read more
Britain’s official statisticians have developed an algorithmic technology that can measure how green are all the British gardens in a bid to help combat flooding … Read more
Barcelona is the most polluted cruise ship port in Europe. That’s according to a new report from think tank Transport & Environment, which found Spain … Read more
One million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction in an alarming and compelling UN report.
Nature everywhere is declining at a speed … Read more
Nations have agreed to significantly curb items such as plastic bags and straws by 2030. But environmental groups warned that the measures do not go … Read more
Summer tourism is leading to a sharp increase in the amount of plastic ending up in the Mediterranean Sea, new research shows. Analysis for the … Read more
Eurostat estimates that in 2017 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel combustion increased by 1.8% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous … Read more