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Paris makes all public transport free in battle against ‘worst air pollution for 10 years’” – The headline across newspapers and social media sites this week.

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Sustainable Development

Concerns that smoke-free cookstoves are not having the health benefits once thought

The energy transition means different things to different people. Many in developing countries depend on basic cookstoves. There are efforts to improve the efficiency and reduce emissions but a recent study shows that the quality of the cookstove is not making as much difference as once thought. 1,549 more words

Air Pollution

Paris Air Pollution

Paris bans cars for second day running as pollution chokes city

From the Guardian, Dec. 7, 2016

Vehicles with odd-number plates were banned on Tuesday and, on Wednesday, it was the even numbers’ turn… 101 more words


We Will See Clearly

A distant thunder
Cries out like an uncaged beast,
Warning of a future
Still to come.

And when it comes
It does not come lightly. 114 more words


Parisians grapple with worst winter pollution in a decade

Under deceptively blue skies, the marvels of Paris beckoned. But art dealer Sophie Vigourous wore a face mask to appreciate them because of the pollution. 690 more words

Air Quality