Only 7 countries in the world breathe truly clean air. This does not apply to Latvia

Only seven countries in the world have recorded safe levels of air pollution in 2023, says a new report Swiss company IQAir, specializing in air quality control technologies. Published this week, the World Air Quality Report is based on data from more than 30,000 monitoring stations in 134 countries, territories and regions. Of these, 124 … Read more

Traces of sunscreen found… at the North Pole!

2023-12-21 15:22:33 A sampling of the Arctic ice of Svalbard revealed the presence of many chemical molecules usually used in skincare products, and particularly sunscreen residue! This will also interest you [EN VIDÉO] The Arctic is no longer the same The transformation of the Arctic into a warmer, less frozen and biologically different region is… … Read more

Top 10 US States with the Best Tap Water Quality: South Dakota and Minnesota Ranked

2023-06-07 07:00:00 Tap water quality and clarity varies widely across the United States, and South Dakota and Minnesota are just a few area states that landed on a recent list describing average tap water quality. The good news is that both Minnesota and South Dakota made it on to a good list. They’re both in … Read more

Bridging Worries: How Will Truck Traffic Divert During Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Repairs?

2023-12-19 15:29:00 Repairs to the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge’s moveable mid-section means lanes in one direction will have to be closed for months at a time. Officials worry where that traffic, especially trucks, will go The trucks are going to have to go somewhere. But where? That’s the issue state and local officials are grappling … Read more

Code Red Climate Activists Target Airports and Aviation Industry: Calls for End to Subsidies and Ban on Private Jets

2023-12-16 15:28:00 The federal police arrested several activists from the Code Red movement on Saturday following their incursion into the grounds of Deurne airport (Antwerp). The climate activists were then transported on a bus from the Flemish public transport company De Lijn, the Belga press agency noted. Airports fear blockage by Code Red activists: “We … Read more

Brussels Trash Collection Reform: Challenges and Solutions

2023-12-14 16:25:00 ©D.R. On paper, the containers would only have advantages: everyone can put their waste there whenever they want and there would be an end to trash bags on the sidewalk. In fact, around thirty of these underground collection points (each made up of four containers: white, yellow, blue and orange trash) already exist … Read more

Ecological Justice: Combating Pollution, Climate Change, and Inequality

2023-12-02 06:10:00 After weeks where the party was singled out, the Greens are now seeking to reverse the narrative by recalling that they have always been the first to warn of the dangers of pollution: bisphenol, endocrine disruptors… “Town water represents only 4% of our exposure to PFAS,” explains Rajae Maouane, co-president. “We are exposed … Read more