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B. 2017-10-22 More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life' Germany
2016-05-13 Spain toxic tyre dump at Sesena forces mass evacuation Quinon de Sesena, Madrid
D. 2015-04-25 Spain activates environmental alert as oil spill threatens vulnerable Canary beaches Maspalomas, Canary Islands, Spain
E. 2014-11-10 Moscow shrouded in noxious gas Moscow
5. 2014-10-23 EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut Brussels
6. 2014-03-16 Car ban to start in polluted Paris Paris
H. 2014-03-15 Pollution prompts Paris car ban Paris
I. 2013-08-18 European forests near 'carbon saturation point' European Union

Muscovites struggle to breathe
More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'  All sea life will be affected because carbon dioxide emissions from modern society are making the oceans more acidic, a major new report will say Russia's Norilsk Nickel admits 'red river' responsibility Map of Norilsk Russia  The world's biggest nickel producer has admitted a spillage at one of its plants was responsible for a river in the Russian Arctic turning blood-red Spain toxic tyre dump at Sesena forces mass evacuation Map of Quinon de Sesena Spain  People living near a 'toxic cloud' from a burning tyre dump near the Spanish capital Madrid have been told to leave their homes Spain activates environmental alert as oil spill threatens vulnerable Canary beaches   The government activated a level 2 alert after analyzing ocean current data, saying the slick that reached coastlines could affect vulnerable... Moscow shrouded in noxious gas  Residents of parts of the capital have been urged by the emergencies ministry to stay indoors because of a gas that is spreading through the... EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut  EU leaders have reached a landmark deal to cut greenhouse emissions by 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels Car ban to start in polluted Paris   Hundreds of police will monitor traffic in Paris on Monday after pollution levels prompted the French government to impose major restriction... Pollution prompts Paris car ban  Alternative driving days are being introduced in the French capital, Paris, in an attempt to tackle dangerous levels of air pollution European forests near 'carbon saturation point'  European forests are showing signs of reaching a saturation point as carbon sinks, a study has suggested Train with chemicals derails in Belgium   Belgian media say that hundreds of people were evacuated after a train carrying chemicals derailed and caught fire in northern Belgium Bid to stop French foul gas leak   Staff at a chemicals factory in north-western France are working to stop a gas leak that has spread a foul smell to Paris and south-east Eng...   Cruise ship fuel pumping delayed   Operations to pump fuel from the tanks of the wrecked Costa Concordia lying off the Italian coast have been delayed because of bad weather Low levels of radioactive particles 'found  Low levels of radioactive particles have been detected in the Czech Republic and elsewhere in Europe Milan bans cars to stop pollution North Sea leak not expected on land Leak at North Sea oil platform Ukraine remembers Chernobyl blast   BP sues Gulf oil spill companies  BP is suing Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for $40bn in damages Germany pledges to act on dioxins Evacuated allowed to return to village Dams built to stem second toxic spill   Workers in Hungary were racing to build three emergency dams to stem an expected second toxic spill from an aluminum plant   Hungarian sludge reaches Danube Map of Ajka Hungary

year 2017 Top ^

Oct.22   Germany

year 2016 Top ^

Sep.12   Russia
May.13   Madrid

year 2015 Top ^

Apr.25   Spain

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.10   Moscow
Oct.23   Brussels
Mar.16   Paris
Mar.15   Paris

year 2013 Top ^

Aug.18   European Union
May.4   Belgium
Jan.22   France

year 2012 Top ^

Jan.28   Italy

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.11   Czech Republic
Oct.8   Milan
Aug.15   Scotland
Aug.13   Scotland
Apr.25   Ukraine
Apr.20   United Kingdom
Jan.9   Berlin

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.15   Hungary
Oct.12   Hungary
Oct.7   Hungary
  Toxic red sludge from a spill at an industrial plant in Hungary has reached the River Danube
 A million cubic metres of the sludge spilled from a reservoir at an alumina plant in Ajka. 4 people were killed and about 100 injured Croatia, Serbia and Romania are drawing up emergency plans
Aug.6   Moscow
  The acrid smoke, from thousands of square miles of wildfires, drove carbon monoxide levels in Moscow 5 times higher than what is considered safe

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.11   Russia
Jun.7   Germany
  German Chancellor Angela Merkel: Leaders of the G8 nations have agreed to a compromise deal on tackling climate change
Feb.1   Paris Warming 'very likely' human-made
  Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Climatic changes seen around the world are very likely to have a human cause
 Eiffel Tower darkened to call attention to climate change. The report slightly reduced projections on rising temperatures and sea levels by the year 2100

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.30   London Warming 'may cause economic chaos'
  A top economist: Climate change could devastate the global economy on a scale of the 2 world wars

year 2004 Top ^

Sep.29   Moscow Russia 'to ratify climate treaty'
  The government is expected to announce that the country will ratify the Kyoto Protocol

year 2002 Top ^

Nov.19   Spain   Tanker sank spilling oil
  17,000 tonnes of fuel oil was leaking

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