Tag: air quality

More than half of EU governments fail to deliver a plan to cut #AirPollution

More than half of EU governments fail to deliver a plan to cut #AirPollution

| September 11, 2019

Five months past the deadline, EU officials are still waiting for fifteen member states to detail their programmes to improve air quality. National governments were due to submit comprehensive detailed plans to reduce their national emissions of dangerous pollutants – the so called ‘National Air Pollution Control Programme (NAPCP)’ – by April 2019, but five months later […]

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Chinese smog issues spark debate

Chinese smog issues spark debate

Environmental protection has become a hot topic during this year’s two sessions, which kicked off on Tuesday (3 March), with several legislators and political advisers raising their proposals on the issue. Zong Qinghou, founder and chairman of Chinese beverage giant Hangzhou Wahaha Group and a deputy to the National People’s Congress (NPC), urged authorities to […]

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AIM calls on EU to act on air quality

AIM calls on EU to act on air quality

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM) has launched the Bruges Declaration (1) in June 2014, which calls on the EU to demand stronger commitments on the main sources of air pollution, such as transport and industry.  AIM believes that the standards should be raised to meet health-based recommendations made by the World Health […]

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EU project helps monitor the environment

EU project helps monitor the environment

Watch the video Do you want to track how much ozone, black carbon and other pollutants you are exposed to when out cycling or walking? This is possible with an app – AirProbe – combined with a small sensor box. Partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy and the UK have developed this system to increase people’s […]

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Date set for European Court hearing on UK air pollution

Date set for European Court hearing on UK air pollution

Date set for European Court hearing on UK air pollution  –       CJEU will hear ClientEarth’s case on 10 July 2014 –       Judgment will be binding on the UK courts and the national courts in all 28 EU member states –       ClientEarth’s Lawyer Alan Andrews to answer questions on the case in front of the  Environmental Audit Committee tomorrow […]

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