Welsh Government sets out plan for Clean Air Bill with coal burning ban and wet wood restrictions

The proposals are part of a consultation published alongside plans for a new clean air law for Wales

Port of New Orleans granted $1.2m for cleaner trucks

The funding will be used to replace certain diesel-powered trucks at port facilities in Orleans, Jefferson and Saint Bernard Parishes with cleaner alternatives

Greece referred to EU Court over poor air quality

The Commission said Greece has not taken adequate measures for the reduction of PM10 concentrations in the agglomeration of Thessaloniki

Air pollution ‘costs the average London citizen £1,180 every year’

Residents across 432 cities face an estimated cost of €166 billion as a result of high levels of air pollution, according to a new report

Smoke from US wildfires to ‘reach Europe this weekend’

Fires in California and Oregon have already emitted ‘far more carbon’ in 2020 than in any other year since 2003, according to a new report

Keeping air pollution at lockdown levels could ‘halve number of children with poor lung function’

The reduction in air pollution seen during the country-wide lockdown led to a decrease in asthma attacks in children, according to a new report

‘Millions could see their lives cut short by five years on average because of air pollution’

Almost a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted, according to a new report

French Government faces €10m fine over air pollution inaction

The country’s top court says air quality measures implemented by the government in eight areas, including Paris, are insufficient

German research rules the roast with low carbon BBQ tech

A new innovation is said to be able to reduce the amount of exhaust fumes generated by barbecues by 90%

Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years