Limiting air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization could prevent more than 50,000 deaths in Europe annually, according to a new study that calls for urgent action
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
Nearly 230,000 tonnes of plastic is dumped into the Mediterranean every year, a figure which could more than double by 2040, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature warns
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
More than 80 percent of the EU's natural habitats are in poor or bad condition and more must be done to protect them, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned in a report
The European Parliament has proposed and voted for cutting greenhouse emissions in the European Union by 60 per cent instead of the 40 per cent by the year 2030.
A recent study by Oceana, an environmental organization, has found that plastic waste found on the beaches is not to be compared with the amounts of plastic that land at the bottom of the ocean threatening sea life in European oceans.
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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