As world leaders meet in Paris to curb dangerous carbon emissions, people in China face some of the highest levels of air pollutants and dense smog. Transportation, industry and widespread use of coal for heating are all contributing to the problem.
Although air quality improved across China in 2017, in cities like Beijing, pollution masks aren't going out of style just yet.
Germany is reportedly mulling plans for fare-free public transport. But to reduce pollution, it might be better off investing in improved services and penalizing car use, expert Oded Cats explains.
The group known by its acronym DUH has led the charge to hold Germany's treasured carmakers accountable for air pollution — earning it the hatred of the auto industry and the adulation of environmentalists.
A landmark class action suit against the Kenyan government and a company over compensation for victims of pollution scheduled to start today was held up by two conflicting lawyers, prolonging the plaintiffs’ misery.
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