Global cost of fossil-fueled air pollution is $ 8 billion a day, or roughly 3.3% of global economic output, according to BGNES.
The report from the Center for Energy and Clean Air Research (and the Greenpeace Branch in Southeast Asia) is the first to evaluate global air pollution costs, specifically by burning of oil, gas and coal.
The number of early deaths caused by air pollution in Greece is nearly double the European Union average, according to research.
Data from the European Environment Agency show that there were 16,440 early deaths in Greece in 2016 due to exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ozone (O3).
China will ban non-degradable plastic bags in big cities. The restaurant industry will also be banned from using single-use straws by the end of this year in an effort to reduce waste.
The country is one of the largest plastic consumers in the world, and the plan aims to reduce 30% non-degradable single-use packaging in large cities' food establishments within 5 years.
According to "Blic", Trivan rarely appeared in public during his term in office, and now that citizens are suffocating in the polluted air, instead of taking urgent action, he blames it on other actors.
In the article entitled "Trivan must be replaced," the paper says he must bear responsibility for the pollution.