International CAPTOR Conference: Air pollution and citizen science

The aim of CAPTOR project is to increase awareness of citizens and stakeholders on air pollution issue, with a specific focus on tropospheric ozone; through a participative air monitoring activity and the increased awareness, the project will improve local and regional policies at both rural and urban level, in order to manage better the air[…]

A hole in your ozone plan? Spanish air pollution fight reaches European Parliament

The Spanish government has failed to develop a plan to tackle dangerous ground-level ozone pollution, despite 85% of the population breathing air that threatens their health. Campaigners from Environmental group Ecologistas en Acción, which has taken a case against their government before the national court, came to Brussels last week to persuade members of the[…]

Transport policies to face Air Pollution and Climate Change – Workshop conclusions in the III Catalan Enviromental Congress

More than 80 organisations took part in the III Congress of the III Catalan Enviromental Congress last february 16th,  to address the future environmental challenges of Catalonia and influence in public policies. The 140 participants gathered in 6 workshops concluded 40 prominent challenges. Maria García from Ecologistas en Acción was responsible for the organization of[…]

Ozone report in Spain 2017: Climate change increases the air pollution by ozone

The report on ozone pollution published today by Ecologists in Action concludes that 81% of the population and 87% of Spanish territory have been exposed this year to levels of ozone, exceeding the limits set by the World Health Organisation. The causes of this problem include: the prevailing meteorological conditions, climate change, the increase in[…]

Conference “Osona, area of ozone”

21th July at 19:30 h Andreu Colomer Munmany square in Vic (Osona, Spain) The conference talk will attempt to clarify why Osona is the most affected are by ozone pollution in Catalonia, what are the causes and the possible solutions. The event we organize together  Ecologistas en Acción, Grupo de Defensa del Ter and Plataforma[…]