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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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What are European cities doing to tackle sky-high air pollution?

As Paris steps up its crackdown on the city’s worst-polluting vehicles (in French), Euronews looks at what other European cities are doing to tackle the deadly…

As Paris steps up its crackdown on the city’s worst-polluting vehicles (in French), Euronews looks at what other European cities are doing to tackle the deadly…

Business

Fiat Chrysler and Renault protest innocence over emissions

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

Fiat Chrysler's Italian shares regained some of their value after they plunged following pollution accusations, Renault faces French probe.

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Fiat Chrysler accused of emissions violations in the US

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

US Environmental Protection Agency accuses Fiat Chrysler of using undeclared software allowing excess diesel emissions on some Jeep and Dodge vehicles

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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

Nocomment

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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Choking smog begins to clear in China

A pollution index that measures the average concentration of small breathable particles has dropped 400 micrograms per cubic metre overnight in Beijing.

A pollution index that measures the average concentration of small breathable particles has dropped 400 micrograms per cubic metre overnight in Beijing.

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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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Air pollution in Europe

France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain or Bosnia-Herzegovina….

France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain or Bosnia-Herzegovina….

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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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Paris to make metro free for a second day

Paris is once again restricting the number of cars travelling in to the French capital as a pollution spike continues.

Paris is once again restricting the number of cars travelling in to the French capital as a pollution spike continues.

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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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The future of car driving is electric, say experts

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?

Science_technology

Digging deep to help Europe's soil

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

European scientists have been digging deep so they can better understand the multiple threats facing soil which include erosion, pollution, decline of biodiversity and…

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Rijad Tikvesa: the high cost of coal

Rijad Tikvesa is the President of Sarajevo based environmental NGO Ekotim, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Rijad Tikvesa is the President of Sarajevo based environmental NGO Ekotim, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Climate change's devastating effects on Europe's nature, health and economy

Global warming is expected to continue with its share of devastating weather patterns: heavy rainfalls, floods, extreme droughts and lasting effects on nature, the economy and people’s…

Global warming is expected to continue with its share of devastating weather patterns: heavy rainfalls, floods, extreme droughts and lasting effects on nature, the economy and people’s…

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: dying for coal

On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and…

On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and…

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New Delhi smog surpasses hazardous levels

Authorities in New Delhi have begun revoking licences of older diesel vehicles and halted construction work, in a desperate bid to combat days of extreme air…

Authorities in New Delhi have begun revoking licences of older diesel vehicles and halted construction work, in a desperate bid to combat days of extreme air…