Šefčovič backs call for clean air investment

Applying innovative clean air technology solutions to the most polluting sectors in Europe would result in significant savings for taxpayers over the next seven years, a report by sustainable energy e

Applying innovative clean air technology solutions to the most polluting sectors in Europe would result in significant savings for taxpayers over the next seven years, a report by sustainable energy experts has found.

Speaking on Tuesday at the launch of the study in Brussels, European Commission vice-president Maroš Šefcovic said that for the healthcare sector, “the staggering figure of indirect costs related to air pollution is €940 billion [per year], which is really dramatic”.

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