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Why Cities Must Lead The Way To Cleaner Air
As the new Mayor of Atlanta, the capital city that anchors the ninth-largest metro in the United States, I take air pollution
In Brazil's Most Polluted City, A Tough Choice Between Health And Money
Ana Beatriz Rosa
"When it comes to the air, there’s nothing you can do. You cannot stop breathing."
Even Breathing Is A Risk In One Of Orlando's Poorest Neighborhoods
People inhale soot and noxious fumes from the car-laden highways encircling their historically black community.
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Where You Live Determines The Cleanliness Of The Air You Breathe
By Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York City, Special To HuffPost
In New York City, we are fighting the climate crisis as though our lives depend on it, and we are fighting inequality with
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Farewell To Cars: Berlin Plans Its Bike Revolution
By Jürgen Klöckner, Staff Writer, HuffPost Germany
The German capital is launching an ambitious plan to build bicycle superhighways and protected bike lanes.
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Mexico City Cleaned Up Its Act But Mexicans Don't Believe It
By Andrés González, Staff Writer, HuffPost Mexico
“I know that the air is bad because my head hurts and my eyes water.”
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Delhi's Pollution Is Putting The Poorest At Risk
“Sometimes the whole place smells of petrol. What choice do we have?”
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Montréal Is Breathing Better, But Challenges Remain
By Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montreal, Special To HuffPost
Air quality has always been one of Montréal’s preoccupations. Already by 1872, when coal combustion was at its peak and black
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Cities Must Get Creative In The Fight Against Air Pollution
By Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston, Special to HuffPost
Air pollution may be a global problem, but it’s one where local action makes a big difference. Across the nation, cities
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Johannesburg Can't Compromise On Air Pollution
By Herman Mashaba, Mayor of Johannesburg, Special To HuffPost
In South Africa, air pollution is more severe in urban areas, and the city of Johannesburg is no exception. The majority
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Green Streets Are Healthy Streets
By Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, Special To HuffPost
Around the world, air pollution is a major public health issue, responsible for the premature deaths of millions of people
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Mayors Of The World's Major Cities Speak Out About Air Pollution
The urgent risk kills thousands of people around the globe each year and covers urban landscapes in smog.
Patricia de Lille
The Time For Air Pollution Action In Cape Town Is Now
By Patricia de Lille, Mayor of Cape Town, Special To HuffPost
The effects of climate change and specifically air pollution are very real and are being harshly felt across the world. Cape
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Some Of Our Decisions Will Not Be Popular. But, Our Goal Is To Improve Rome Air Quality.
By Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome, Special To HuffPost
Improving air quality in a big city like Rome is a goal that will pose a challenge to the habits of every resident of one
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Climate Change: Everyone's Battle
By Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid, Special To HuffPost
The fight against climate change is no longer a matter of grand strategies, a matter of the agendas of large and seemingly
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How To Protect Yourself From The Dangers Of Air Pollution
“You shouldn’t be breathing air that could be killing you.”
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Air Pollution Is Killing Millions Around The Globe Each Year
It's not listed on death certificates, but it's still considered "one of the great killers of our age."
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The Effects Of Air Pollution On Human Health
No one can escape the dangers.
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