More precious than gold: Why the metal palladium is soaring

The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.

BBC Science News | Jan. 20, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

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Birmingham car ban: How would the scheme work?

A scheme to stop cars travelling across the city has been proposed, but how would it actually work?

BBC Science News | Jan. 15, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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Climate change: Airlines accused of 'putting profit before planet'

A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs.

By Justin Rowlatt | Nov. 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks

A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late.

By Denise Hruby & Thomas Cristofoletti | Sept. 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

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Ultra Low Emission Zone: London's new pollution charge begins

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay a fee to enter the centre of the city.

BBC Science News | April 8, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

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London's ULEZ

New restrictions on drivers come into force in central London today, so how do these compare with the rest of the word?

By Matt McGrath | April 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~10 mins   

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What does air pollution do to our bodies?

The countdown begins to the launch of one of the world's boldest attempts to tackle air pollution.

By David Shukman | April 2, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

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Air pollution: Cars should be banned near schools says public health chief

The comments come as Public Health England publishes new recommendations on improving air quality.

BBC Science News | March 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

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Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere.

By Jonathan Amos | Jan. 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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Ella Kissi-Debrah 'pollution' death: Backing for new inquest

Nine-year-old Ella died from asthma but her family believe air pollution caused her health to fail.

By Claire Marshall | Jan. 11, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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