Air pollution

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Warnings on air pollution need to be directed towards polluters – study
Focus of information places health responsibility on those who bear consequences of breathing poor air

Gary Fuller

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Parisian motorcyclists mourn end of freedoms with introduction of parking charges
City hall targets ‘anarchic parking’ and pollution with move but bikers say it is just another tax

Kim Willsher

27, Jun, 2022 @2:05 PM

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UK gave airlines 4.4m free pollution permits in 2021, study finds
Government generosity meant industry could pollute for free, and airlines were left with 900,000 excess permits they could keep or sell

Damien Gayle

24, Jun, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Air pollution got worse during lockdown in many countries, study finds
University of Chicago reports little change in global average particulate pollution in 2020, with increases in areas such as India

Rebecca Ratcliffe

14, Jun, 2022 @2:20 PM

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The Wight way to have a great British holiday after giving up flying | Letters
Letters: Virginia Orrey says the Isle of Wight has everything you need for a summer break, from beautiful beaches to renowned restaurants. Plus a letter from Cathy Swann

Letters

09, Jun, 2022 @4:47 PM

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Car tyres produce vastly more particle pollution than exhausts, tests show
Toxic particles from tyre wear almost 2,000 times worse than from exhausts as weight of cars increases

Damian Carrington Environment editor

03, Jun, 2022 @11:06 AM

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‘Apocalyptic skies’: the dust storms devastating Gulf states and Syria
Rising frequency of storms due to climate crisis is causing more loss of life and more destruction, say experts

Richa Syal

03, Jun, 2022 @7:51 AM

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Satellite imagery shows air pollution rise in tropical ‘megacities’
A new study uses satellites to measure pollution in African and Asian cities where there is little on-the-ground data collection

Gary Fuller

03, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Now, more than ever, I understand the need to get away from it all – so why don’t I miss flying? | Chitra Ramaswamy
It’s been a decade since I got on a plane, but global warming and chaotic airports mean it has been easy to stay on the ground, writes Chitra Ramaswamy

Chitra Ramaswamy

01, Jun, 2022 @1:03 PM

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Do wood burners add to air pollution in cities? Yes, say citizen scientists
Pioneering Bristol study blames the solid-fuel burners in people’s homes for breaches of World Health Organisation guidelines

Tom Wall

29, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Volkswagen settles initial ‘dieselgate’ claims with £193m payout
Claimants in England and Wales to receive more than £2,100 each after joining legal action against carmaker

Jasper Jolly

25, May, 2022 @3:40 PM

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Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis
Focussing on carbon dioxide alone will not keep world within 1.5C limit of global heating, warn scientists

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

23, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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