Oil spill forces closure of Athens beaches

An oil spill from a sunken tanker has led to the closure of beaches in Athens. The vessel, Agia Zoni II, was carrying 2,500 tonnes of fuel when it sank while at anchor in the early hours of Sunday. Thick tar and oil pollution drifted towards residential coastal areas. The European Commission has helped mobilise […]

Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars by 2025

Leaders of four major cities have pledged to ban the use of all diesel vehicles from their roads by 2025. Mayors of Paris, Madrid, Mexico City and Athens made the announcement at the C40 Summit in the Central American country in order to tackle air pollution in their regions. They will incentivise the use of alternative […]