Many German cities, including Hamburg, are planning to ban old diesels in areas with high pollution. Couriers have started making the switch to e-vans.
A new port for cruise ships in Lisbon is bringing record numbers of tourists to Portugal's capital. The downside of the boom is massive pollution and health hazards, which the government still choses to ignore.
The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check.
Taming firework pollution at New Year is the latest campaign of a German environmental group already pursuing diesel carmakers. DUH says six cities are exemplary in banning "archaic" pyrotechnics from city centers.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon.
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