The City Council of Barcelona and the Catalan Goverment in favour of the creation of an Emission Control Area in the Mediterranean Sea

Alianza Mar Blava, Transport & Environment, Ecologistas en Acción of Catalonia and Plataforma por la Calidad del Aire have congratulated the Barcelona City Council and the Catalan Goverment for subscribing to the initiative in favour of the creation of an Emission Control Area (ECA) in the Mediterranean Sea (Med-ECA) to limit air pollution produced by[…]

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[…]

Legambiente presents “Mal’aria 2018”

The annual report on air pollution in the Italian cities  More and more chronic smog emergency in Italy: unbreathable air in big cities with a “red code” for air quality in 2017, due to the high concentrations of fine particles and ozone. The report “Mal’Aria 2018 – Europe calls, Italy answers” on air pollution in[…]

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[…]