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 • bbcnews
Sept. 17, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: pollution italy air-pollution

Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning?

A smoky haze has blanketed the region, an annual phenomenon that affects millions of people.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Sept. 16, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: environment pollution singapore indonesia malaysia

Dolphins exposed to 'cocktail of pollutants' in English Channel

One of Europe's largest dolphin populations needs special protection, say scientists measuring marine pollution.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 13, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: environment pollution whales dolphins

Microplastics in water pose ‘no apparent health risk’

The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.

By Imogen Foulkes • bbcnews
Aug. 22, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  pollution  world-health-organization-who  plastic-pollution

Ministers 'reject' report's fast fashion advice

Ministers say "no" to MPs' plans cut waste and emissions from fashion industry.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
June 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: climate-change environment pollution plastic-pollution fashion

Can you spot ocean plastic from space?

Scientists work on the challenging task of tracking pollution from orbit with encouraging results.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
April 12, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: earth-science environment pollution space-exploration plastic-pollution oceans european-space-agency plymouth

Ryanair one of Europe's top polluters, EU data suggests

It is the first time a company not running a coal-fired power plant has come near the top of the ranking.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 2, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: pollution transport air-travel aerospace companies ryanair

Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

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

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 14, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  climate-change  pollution  air-pollution  space-exploration  european-union

Climate change: Report raises new optimism over industry

Cutting emissions from heavy industry would generate savings and boost economic growth, commission argues.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Nov. 19, 2018 ~5 min

Tags: climate-change environment pollution solar-power wind-power paris-climate-agreement

Delhi air

Some popular ways Indians try to beat air pollution - but do they really work?

By Geeta Pandey • bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2018 ~5 min

Tags: pollution air-pollution india new-delhi

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