Working in a shed when not down the mines, pals Michał Szyszkowski and Michał Kaczorek hit upon the idea of making a bench with smog sensors and warning lights and adding air-cleaning technology.
Scaling up renewable energy sources in Poland would benefit the economy, improve people’s health, and reduce serious environmental problems, says a new World Bank report.
A drone operator receives the result of the analysis in seconds and points the guards to the source. People caught burning garbage, lacquered wood or other objects that emit harmful substances face fines of up to 500 PLN (120 EUR).
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Poland has infringed EU law on ambient air quality. At this stage no penalties have been imposed, though the European Commission (EC) can motion for them.
The Smog Free Tower, at 7 metres the world's biggest outdoor air purifier, opened Thursday in Poland's southern city of Krakow, known for its high smog levels.