A new way to clean polluted air is being developed, using lots of moss! The plant's leaves attract and bind particulate matter. Citydwellers would breathe more freely. Also on the show, a ship tunnel in Norway, and plans for a circular runway.
The German city of Stuttgart is struggling to overcome its huge air pollution problem. There are options to reduce the environmental risks. Amongst them - a wall covered with moss.
Nowhere in the EU is smog more suffocating than in southern Poland. This year, the polluted Polish mining city Katowice will host the COP24 climate conference. Ahead of that, change is in the air — and on the ground.
Plans to rapidly cut coal use in China have been halted after households were left without heat. But air quality appears to have improved, despite the setback.
With temperatures soaring and drought increasing, many in Africa are losing their livelihoods. They are looking for other ways to survive, in some cases by turning to groups like Boko Haram.
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