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 traffic, fraud relating to automobile emissions, and the government’s support of polluting energy sources instead of renewables. This systematically affects the population’s health, as well as crops and natural areas.
- More information press release in Spanish here: http://www.ecologistasenaccion.org/article35084.html
- The full ozone report can be downloaded here: http://www.ecologistasenaccion.org/IMG/pdf/informe-ozono-2017.pdf