"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Smog fears have prompted the Beijing city government to tell officials not to set off fireworks or firecrackers to welcome the Lunar New Year.
The Chinese New Year holiday begins on New Year's Eve on
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Coal-dependent Poland is killing off its stalling wind power sector, it’s been claimed, despite it being the most power-polluting country in the EU.
Drivers must have a windscreen sticker to show how much their vehicle pollutes
Poland is the most-polluting country in the EU when it comes to producing power, a snapshot of latest data reveals.
Beijing is to set up a new police division to crack down on activities harming the environment.
The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid
Beijing and other cities across northern and central China were shrouded in thick smog Monday and Tuesday prompting authorities to delay dozens of flights and close…
A red fog alert has been issued in Beijing, which already has an orange smog warning
An eerie 12 second long time-lapse video of smog choking the city of Beijing gives a glimpse of the serious air pollution problem in the Chinese capital.
Hundreds of flights have been grounded and highways closed as authorities attempt to reduce the pollution
There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.
From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.
Air quality levels collapse in two Chinese cities forcing factory and school closures, and grounding air traffic.
Last week air pollution took centre stage in France, as Paris and other cities including Lyon, took measures to combat hazardous air quality.
Lyon joins Paris in bringing in measures to curb pollution largely linked to vehicle emissions amid a bout of poor air quality.
Heavy traffic and an increased use in winter heating have seen pollution levels soar in Paris.
Various parts of China are enveloped in thick fog and smog.
Three EU cities want to ban diesel to improve air quality and fight climate change.
Volkswagen has unveiled plans to cut 30,000 jobs to help achieve 3.7 billion euros in annual savings by 2020.