EEA report highlights inadequate pace of European action on air pollution

Nearly all of Europe's city dwellers remain exposed to air pollution in excess of World Health Organisation limits, the European Environment Agency has said

Nearly all of Europe's city dwellers remain exposed to air pollution in excess of World Health Organisation limits, the European Environment Agency has said.

It comes despite a wave of legal action and growing awareness of a public health crisis that has been dubbed the 'new tobacco'.

The latest edition of the EEA's annual report – based on 2017 data from more than 4,000 monitoring stations across the EU, Balkans and Turkey – shows improvements in some areas.

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