Europe's environmental watchdog has warned that city dwellers in Europe are at risk of life-threatening air pollution. The report recommends EU countries take rapid action such as decreasing the number of cars in cities.
The shipping industry has long been one of the most important to the world economy, and one of the most destructive to the environment. New regulations come into effect on January 1 which could have a profound impact.
ESSEN, GERMANY—Gregor Krantz went to work in the Ruhr Valley mines when he was 16. It was the 1960s, when becoming a miner in Germany's historic coal region was still considered "the job of the future," Krantz said.
The recent shutdown should improve public health in the area around Three Mile Island and should serve as a reminder that future energy policies rely on truly "clean" sources, and not harmful ones like nuclear power.
The city just approved a plan to redesign Market Street, making it safer for pedestrians, adding protected bike lanes, and eliminating private vehicles to help speed up buses and lower the injury count on the street.