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Over 4,800 die from air pollution in Tehran in 2016

A total of 4,810 people died as a result of air pollution in the Iranian Capital of Tehran over a one-year period, according to Health Officials. 147 kata lagi

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Bloor Street West Bike Lane shows need for National Active Transportation Strategy

Last week, Toronto’s Public Works and Infrastructure Committee decided to maintain the Bloor Street West Bike Lane.  The bike lane was installed on Bloor Street from Shaw Street to Avenue Road as a pilot project for one year.  533 kata lagi

Air Pollution

A Braided History of Two Killers in 1952 London

Book review: Death in the Air, by Kate Winkler Dawson

In 1952, two killers stalked postwar London. One was a serial killer: an average-looking, mostly unremarkable, middle-aged invoice clerk operating out of a grungy, now-notorious apartment building; the other was far more insidious and claimed many more victims: a suffocating, polluting smog that killed around 12,000 people. 1.116 kata lagi

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London’s New Tax On Older, More Polluting Cars Starts Today

London’s tax on its oldest polluting vehicles comes out in full force Monday in a move to improve air quality.

The tax comes after the London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory found that nearly 95% of Londoners live in areas… 229 kata lagi


Air Pollution is a Global Problem- Let's Discuss Real Solutions

Driving is a costly endeavor. Gas, registration, seemingly constant repairs, toll-booths, parking meters… the list goes on. But something I’ve just been made aware of is the concept of Congestion Pricing. 705 kata lagi

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Wildfires and Air Pollution

The last few months and due to the lack of rain and the climate change some places in the world are facing extreme wildfires, most of the times manmade. 316 kata lagi


T-Charge: New London traffic charge comes into force 

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London.

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £10 T-Charge, which mainly applies to diesel and petrol vehicles registered before 2006, has come into force. 671 kata lagi

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