A key official claims he was fired from Serbia's environment protection agency because he objected to changing the thresholds for what is considered pollution.
Francisca Rockey considers the role of environmental racism in the death of 9-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah.
In what is thought to be the first case of its kind, a coroner has ruled that air pollution contributed to the death of a nine-year-old girl in London.
The report also showed an increase in walking and cycling in the British capital.
Over the next two weeks, a London coroner will examine whether air pollution caused or contributed to Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah's fatal asthma attack in 2013
"Being forced to breathe dirty air is unacceptable in the 21st century. Now, in the face of COVID-19, we have all been reminded of how important it is to protect respiratory health," said environmental NGO Client Earth.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made the pledge in his first address to the Japanese parliament.
Two of his best-known works are the Vertical Forest Towers in Italy and the Liuzhou Forest City in China.
The design has won the prestigious prize for removing 60 per cent of tyre wear particles on the roads.
The ‘Forest School’ in India is designed to teach children environmental studies too.
Mounting concerns about public health are pushing cities to scrub their air clean. But just how easy is breathing fresh air again?
Consistent efforts to increase air quality over the last 20 years are paying off.