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The new caps for CO2 emissions approved by the member states are ambitious, though not enough to counter the current trend in global warming.
An impressive data collection on how plastic production and waste has rocket-soared in the last 40 years, by Our World in Data.
Excess diesel emissions produce a tiny portion of harmful dusts. Yet, they cause dozens of deaths in Europe’s highly populated road traffic hotspots.
Due to pollution, the majority of European rivers, lakes, and estuaries fall below the minimum environmental standards, a report by the European Environment Agency reveals.
The annual report on the quality of bathing areas, as reported by the 28 EU Member States, Albania and Switzerland, comes with an interactive map showing the pollution level on 22 000+ beaches across Europe.
The “European plastic strategy” is moving forward in Brussels. While certain member states are already doing well, many trail behind.
Greenpeace has just published its first ranking of the most virtuous European cities in terms of mobility and the fight against air pollution.
Almost 1 million people are exposed to excessively high levels of arsenic in tap water, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network reveals.
Using bicycles as a regular form of transport is growing as bike sharing infrastructure is put in place and cycle lanes are built.
Every year, the European Environment Agency publishes a report on air quality in Europe.