Diwali firecrackers see Indian air pollution soar

Celebrating crowds ignored calls to limit the use of fireworks and bangers, resulting in ‘hazardous’ air conditions

Fireworks ‘more polluting than energy-from-waste plants’

Waste management firm Indaver says energy recovery facilities are actually strictly regulated

Did New Year’s fireworks spark pollution spike?

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Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – Is there a league table for killjoys?

I noticed a certain amount of press criticism recently of the traditional fireworks displays which have illuminated our dark November to commemorate the failed attempt by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament back in the 17th century. The dreaded carbon footprint and air quality issues were raised by critics. These festivities seem […]