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Tuesday, 13 April 2010 20:14

Eco-challenge: Help with Smog Prevention

Help with smog prevention

Read about winter smog in Belgium in our new article. Yes, you can do something about it!

1. avoid using the car: alternatives and links in our article on smog
2. if you have to use the car: practise eco driving
3. use less energy and get ideas by participating at an energy challenge session 21 or 28 January 2009
4.email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and ask to be put on the mailing list to receive smog alerts by email

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Wednesday, 17 March 2010 16:49

Winter Smog

Each time the beautiful weather persists in winter time you can expect smog. Especially when the wind drops…. It is a very unfortunate and worrisome situation. The causes are to be found in emissions from (diesel) cars, heating from buildings and pollution from industries. The Eastern wind blowing pollution from the German industrial Ruhr area towards Belgium is particularly bad news.

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Friday, 31 July 2009 15:11

Ozone Pollution in the Summertime

summersmogIn the winter, we talk about winter smog. In the summer, ozone pollution is the one to watch. Winter smog and ozone pollution are very different in nature, but both are related to man-made pollution. The good news is that we all can contribute and help to prevent these phenomena. The summer ozone, however, needs a much more long term approach. What is it about?

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