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Cities should become low-carbon zones

Humanity’s mass migration to cities is generally seen as something positive. It’s a way of escaping grinding rural poverty, of gaining access to education, of expanding one’s horizons, of generally improving the human condition. But whatever advantages cities have over the countryside, clean air is not one of them. To highlight the problem, European Mobility Week has chosen air quality as its focus for 2013.The problem is most visible in the cities of the emerging world, where the fumes from automobiles blend together with smoke from polluting factories to create a near permanent haze. In notoriously polluted China, air pollution is estimated

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20 Sep
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