Rising levels of vehicle traffic, industrial activity and urban sprawl are contributing to rising levels of air pollution across the global south. This is particularly the case in cities where urbanisation is progressing fastest.
Work, education, entertainment, or simply better connectivity all draw people to urban areas. By the end of this century, around 85% of the world population are predicted to live in cities, but new research has shone a light on what suburban means for emission levels.
The emissions funded by the City’s banks and asset managers made the sector a bigger polluter than countries including Germany and Canada.
Air pollution levels are emerging on migration checklists as quality of life competes with financial factors in the post-pandemic green recovery.
The once-sacred tributary receives about 690 tonnes of pollutants daily. Investment, oversight and massive anti-corruption efforts will be required to clean it up.
The pandemic has fuelled demand for small electric vehicles, with incentives and tax breaks playing a major role.
Jacksonville has invested millions to repair and upgrade its sewage system, but with the state's population growth, the ageing network cannot keep up.
Years after the crisis began, the damaging health and environmental impacts of oil bunkering persist in the city of Port Harcourt. Why isn't the government fixing the problem?
Coronavirus has suddenly given British cities cleaner air. They’ve responded by delaying clean air measures
One step forward, two steps back.