Environment

Experts interviews

Eu - Air quality

© Peter Börkey
02/10/2018
Plastic is everywhere, with about 380 million tonnes produced worldwide in 2015, up from 2 million tonnes in the 1950s. Only an estimated 15% is collected and recycled, while plastic that is not properly treated poses a serious environmental threat. An OECD report published in May (Improving...
credit: http://www.airlab.solutions
02/08/2018
Finding better ways to tackle air pollution is crucial to the future of the urban environment. In Paris, the city authorities and a number of companies involved in mobility and energy established in September 2017 Airlab as an innovation accelerator that would experiment with and identify the most...
Photo credit: Anna Engleryd
11/05/2018
The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution is a framework for European, North American and Central Asian countries to cooperate on tackling the pollutants that cause negative effects on human health and ecosystems, such as ammonia,...