The Flemish highways agency this week admitted it was cutting down trees to stop migrants hiding behind them. NICK MEYNEN argues that the story is a perfect illustration of tunnel vision applied in and beyond Belgium
The discovery that Volkswagen has been 'gaming' vehicle emissions tests has taken the world by storm, writes Paul Nieuwenhuis. But it comes as no surprise to campaigners who have long been aware of the huge gap between 'official' emissions and real word pollution. Where were the regulators? And why did it take an NGO to uncover the scandal?
Air pollution can damage the health of pregnant women and their children - even if the pollution is within permitted limits, according to a study from Lund University in Sweden. Among the risks, diabetes.
Simon Birkett founded the cross-party Campaign for Clean Air in London (CCAL) in 2006 which aims to achieve World Health Organisation standards of air quality. He believes that if we comply with relevant laws Britain can show the world in 2012 how to successfully tackle air quality, climate change and sustainability issues...
Forty years ago this month, when Eric S. Albone’s wrote his ‘The Ailing Air’ article, the UK was suffering badly from air pollution and still today Londoners are breathing some of the worst air in Europe
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