Tagged: traffic


Cigarette butts used to build roads

Trillions of cigarette butts are discarded in the environment worldwide every year. Now, new research has shown how this waste could be used to build roads instead of littering them. Around six trillion cigarettes...


Young Londoners take on air pollution

A group of 16 to 25-year-olds are fighting air pollution caused by traffic with an eye-catching billboard campaign. Their aim is to raise awareness among young Londoners about the perils of air pollution along...


Air pollution kills millions each year

Each year 3.3 million people die prematurely from the effects of air pollution worldwide – a figure that could double by 2050 if emissions continue to rise at the current rate. Elke Bunge reports...