MEPs urge tougher EU stance on diesel emissions

The European Parliament’s environment committee has rejected new EU standards for diesel car emissions, arguing that they are not strict enough. The standards agreed by EU governments in October would allow diesel cars to continue exceeding the maximum level set...
UK pushing for limits on air pollution to be relaxed!

UK pushing for limits on air pollution to be relaxed!

The UK is pushing for a weakening of air pollution limits and a delay to their introduction in response to lobbying from the motor industry, documents reveal. In revelations that will raise questions over the British government’s commitment to the climate change deal...
European Commission for Clean Air

European Commission for Clean Air

Every year, more than 400 000 people in the EU die prematurely due to the consequences of air pollution: this is more than 10 times the toll of road traffic accidents. Another 6.5 million people fall sick as air pollution causes diseases such as strokes, asthma and...