28 Nov '12, 12am

Report: Traffic pollution still affecting health in Europe: There is no doubt that the automotive sector is clea...

Report: Traffic pollution still affecting health in Europe: There is no doubt that the automotive sector is clea...

There is no doubt that the automotive sector is cleaning up its act by exploring new technologies and alternative fuels: however, traffic pollution continues to cause problems in many areas of Europe. According to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), transport in the continent is responsible for damaging levels of pollutants and around a quarter of EU greenhouse gas emissions. Overall, the report suggests that there have been improvements in recent years and that Europe is making progress towards reducing the impact of transport: although some of this can be attributed to the lack of economic activity during the recession. The complete trend for the major pollutants is outlined in the diagram below. It suggests that although the European Union is generally moving towards its target of a 60 per cent emissions cut, it is clear that transport related impacts a...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2012/1...

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