Category Archives: Paris

Paris Introduces More ‘Anti-Car’ Measures

On Monday, it became compulsory for all motorised vehicles circulating in Paris to display the Crit’Air badge, which indicates pollution levels. Older vehicles with particularly high pollution levels don’t qualify for the badge, and are therefore forbidden. Others that qualify … Continue reading

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Circulation alternée: Here We Go Again

Air quality in Paris dominated headlines this week, as once again pollution levels hit a dangerous high. This led to four days of ‘circulation alternée’, a measure which means only certain vehicles are permitted and public transport charges are suspended. Suffice to … Continue reading

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Health at a Glance: Inequality in the EU

“More effective prevention and quality care are needed to achieve further gains in population health and reduce health inequalities in EU countries.” This is the key finding of the OECD’s report Health at a Glance: Europe 2016. Though life expectancy rose … Continue reading

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