Lockdowns may have temporarily cleared up the skies above big cities but experts warn that air pollution remains a Covid-19 threat multiplier that will far outlast the pandemic
Air quality has improved significantly across Europe over the past 10 years, but pollution still contributes to significant numbers of premature deaths, the European Environment Agency says
Long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15 percent of Covid-19 deaths globally, according to research that highlights the health risks posed by greenhouse gas emissions
Air pollution costs inhabitants of European cities more than 160 billion euros ($190 billion) each year due to long- and short-term health impacts, a group of environmental and social watchdogs say
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The aviation industry has long been under pressure to reduce pollution, and while airlines have taken a financial wallop from the coronavirus crisis it may not stop a greening of the skies
Which European cities have the worst air quality? This interactive graphic shows where the concentration of nitrogen dioxide is the highest.
Nine European member countries are just one step away from being taken to court for breaching EU air pollution limits.