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While America freezes, Sydney records its hottest day in almost 80 years

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology reported that on Sunday, January 7, Sydney endured its hottest temperature in nearly 80 years. The temperature in Penrith in Sydney's west reached scorching 47.3 degrees Celsius. The last time Sydney saw…

The most beautiful pollutant: Do fireworks harm the environment?

Many people have heard about the dangers of fireworks for health, but they are usually associated with accidents caused by improper use of these devices or their manufacturing defects. However, researchers had proved that fireworks should be…

Volkswagen top manager sentenced to seven years over emissions scandal

One of the former managers of the American division of the Germany's largest car manufacturer Volkswagen, Oliver Schmidt, was sentenced to seven years in a U.S. prison for falsifying air pollution data to make it look cleaner. The U.S. District…

One in eight babies in the world suffers from air pollution – UNICEF

Nearly 17 million babies around the world are forced to breathe toxic air, which can permanently damage their developing brains. In general, there are 136 million children under age of one in the world, that means contaminated air is threatening…

Poland air pollution: the red spot on the map of Europe

Located at the geographical and cultural center of Europe, Poland is a great place to live or visit. However, as heating season approaches again, a lot of Poland’s cities change beyond recognition. The air is heavy, breathing becomes difficult,…

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…

The Invisible Enemy of Beauty

The topic of polluted air and its devastating effects on our health and appearance are now being frequently raised in various publications. If in the last 20-30 years it was believed that the main external factors that cause premature skin aging…
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No new petrol or diesel cars in Scotland and Mazda will move to a fully electrified range - The latest auto news

The government of Scotland has announced a plan to phase out all vehicles with internal combustion engines by 2032 The deadline on new petrol and diesel cars puts Scotland eight years ahead of the timescale proposed for the rest of UK. "Our…

Foods that can protect you from air pollution

Once seen as localized problems of developing countries, air pollution has become a global phenomenon that is hard to shake. Even in areas where the atmospheric pollutants are within legally established limits, they can still increase the risk…