On this week’s program, we explore ‘invisible’ polluters – noise, light and air. And we visit an exhibition in Berlin, questioning rational thinking in its quest surrounding sustainability.
Europe's environmental watchdog has warned that city dwellers in Europe are at risk of life-threatening air pollution. The report recommends EU countries take rapid action such as decreasing the number of cars in cities.
Over 30 mayors from across the globe have pledged to deliver clean air for the 140 million people living in their cities. Delivering clean air on such a scale will take both ambitious targets and concrete action.
Passenger flights serving the Indian capital were diverted as smog made visibility too poor for airlines to operate. The dire conditions in Delhi prompted politicians to trade blame for not tackling the crisis.
Exhibitions in Budapest, Prague and Warsaw provide powerful insight into the psychological and physical experiences of the visually impaired — helping visitors cultivate empathy for the "hard brain work" of being blind.
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