Air Pollution archive
Environmental organisations have taken legal action against the authorities of Hungary’s capital, Budapest over illegal and harmful levels of air pollution in the city.
Residents in Slovakia’s capital have won their court battle for clean air after a court ruled that the city’s Air Quality Plan breaches both Slovak and European laws.
Cologne and Bonn must introduce restrictions on diesel vehicles, as courts continue to be the main defender of people’s health from air pollution.
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A new report shows governments across Europe are showing a lack of commitment to address air pollution as levels continue to exceed EU legal limits and WHO guidelines.
A group of UK parents has called on the government to release funding for emergency measures to clean up illegal levels of air pollution around schools and nurseries across the country.
Moving the goalposts is transparently not the way to clean up the air, according to clean air lawyer Ugo Taddei.
UK MPs have called for the government to commit to a target of 2032 for all new cars and vans sold in the UK to be zero emission.
Disobedient Films explores what brought environmental pioneer James Thornton to London to set up ClientEarth – and his legal team’s six-year battle to protect our lungs from air pollution.
Environmental organisations are mounting a legal challenge against two Greek power plants for their failure to comply with EU, national and international laws.
In Germany, diesel bans now been mandated by courts in Stuttgart, Munich, Düsseldorf, Aachen, Frankfurt – and the capital, Berlin.
A new UK Government air pollution plan has revealed air pollution to be much worse than previously feared.
The German government has announced a plan to ‘solve’ the diesel crisis through hardware retrofits and scrappage schemes in an attempt to combat illegal air pollution.
New air quality figures reveal European governments have failed to make enough progress in bringing down illegally high levels of air pollution in nearly all countries across Europe.
New air pollution data reveal that the UK Government made no progress last year in reducing the number of zones across the country with illegal air pollution.
Report shows that momentum is building in Germany and throughout Europe to transition to cleaner transport.
European Commission opens investigation into whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded to avoid competition on technology to clean car emissions.
A new study suggests there could be a link between air pollution and heightened risk of dementia.
Legal experts from environmental law charity ClientEarth warn that documents released yesterday detailing the government’s contingencies for a no-deal Brexit scenario reveal departments worryingly underprepared to maintain promised environmental protections.
“Politicians need to decide on their priority: answering to the car industry or protecting people’s health.”
Residents of Czerwionka-Leszczyny, a town in Silesia, Poland, have succeeded in closing the town’s highly polluting coking plant.
Stuttgart’s most recent air quality plan has failed once again to address the issue of dirty diesels – in defiance of a clear court order.
Impacts of burning waste and petrochemicals in Bulgaria’s most polluted towns will remain uncharted.
Stuttgart has until the end of August to comply with a court order and come up with an air quality plan that includes a ban on Euro 5 diesel vehicles – or face a 10,000 Euro fine.