Closing the data gap: a cost-effective way to improve air quality

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christa Hasenkopf, Independent Consultant Outdoor air pollution is the cause of 3.4 millions deaths a year globally and is a major contributing factor to climate change. Global efforts to improve air quality are massively underfunded, but opportunities exist […]

New Eurobarometer survey shows: The majority of Europeans think the EU should propose additional measures to address air quality problems

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. According to a new Eurobarometer survey, over two thirds of Europeans think that the European Union should propose additional measures to improve air quality. Of the more than 27,000 citizens interviewed in all EU Member States, more than half of respondents think that households, […]

Air quality: Commission takes action to protect citizens from air pollution

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is standing up for Europeans’ need to breathe clean air. The Commission is providing national, regional and local actors with practical help to improve air quality in Europe, and stepping up its enforcement against 7 Member States who have breached agreed EU rules […]

EU to fail 2050 Green targets due to lack of European citizens’ engagement

The European Environment Agency (EEA) published last Tuesday a report that shows the substantial efforts that have been made in the EU regarding the objective of “living well within the limits of the planet”. It also clearly states that substantial steps must be made in order to be able to reach the environmental goals by 2050, one of which […]