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New Year goes dark in China

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

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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Paris enforces car sticker system to counter smog

Drivers in Paris have found themselves pulled over to see whether they comply with a new traffic restriction scheme using colour-coded stickers in an attempt to improve air…

Drivers in Paris have found themselves pulled over to see whether they comply with a new traffic restriction scheme using colour-coded stickers in an attempt to improve air…

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Coal-rich Poland 'killing its wind power sector'

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.

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.

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Smothering in smog

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

The global threat of air pollution from Shanghai to Madrid

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Thick smog shrouds cities in China

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…

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…

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Time-lapse video shows Beijing engulfed by smog

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.

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.

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Smog levels drop in Madrid amid unprecedented traffic restrictions

There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.

There is good news for motorists in Madrid, with city officials deciding not to extend unprecedented anti-pollution traffic restrictions imposed on Thursday.

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Beijing blanketed in hazardous smog for fifth day

From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.

From the dizzying heights of a skyscraper in Beijing, the scale of China’s pollution problem becomes apparent.

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Smog in Paris as pollution levels soar

Heavy traffic and an increased use in winter heating have seen pollution levels soar in Paris.

Heavy traffic and an increased use in winter heating have seen pollution levels soar in Paris.

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Protesters highlight New Delhi's soaring air pollution ahead of COP22

As leaders and experts prepare to meet at the COP22 climate conference, protesters have been out in force in New Delhi to highlight the city’s soaring air…

As leaders and experts prepare to meet at the COP22 climate conference, protesters have been out in force in New Delhi to highlight the city’s soaring air…

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Hungary's green agenda moves in two directions

Hungary has just announced plans to subsidise electric cars, but at the same time is blocking the installation of new wind turbines.

Hungary has just announced plans to subsidise electric cars, but at the same time is blocking the installation of new wind turbines.

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South Korea: Volkswagen boss questioned over emissions scandal

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…

The man who oversees Volkswagen’s emissions certification – Detlef Stendel – has been questioned by the authorities in South Korea over the so-called dieselgate…