Dirty air kills half a million people in Europe

Air pollution remains the leading environmental cause of premature death in Europe and annually is responsible for more than 500,000 deaths. This is stated in the latest report of the Copenhagen-based European Environment Agency (EAA). Although…

Paris banned cars from its streets for a day

The French capital celebrated its third annual Day Without Cars on October 1. The goal of the initiative, of course, was to raise awareness for the devastating effects of air pollution and to show what a world without cars would be like. Paris…