Better air quality has led to a significant reduction of premature deaths over the past decade in Europe. However, the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) latest official data show that almost all Europeans
Levels of ozone reached their highest point of the year so far as the UK bathed in warm sunny weather last weekend. Pollution levels were high across the UK on Saturday (Copyright AEA and Defra) Members of the public were urged to cut back on unnecessary car journeys to reduce the formation of ground-level ozone, and warned to avoid exercising outdoors in the afternoon to reduce exposure. Monitoring stations at several locations measured high levels of ozone as temperatures soared above 25 degrees Celsius in many areas.
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With booming industries, Beijing finds it difficult to control SO2 and particulate matter. NO2 and toxic hydrocarbons add to its problems. After seven years of controls, SO2 and CO are down by
<p>Very different global rules are needed for human wellbeing</p> <p>Averting climate change does not need emission reduction pledges, timetables and a common legal framework.</p> <p>Climate governance