#Ukraine

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Regions hold the key to cleaner air in Ukraine: Oblast strategies are being prepared right now

Across Europe, the number of deaths caused by air pollution has steadily declined in recent decades. And yet air pollution levels, especially in cities, are still dangerously...

Clean Air for Ukraine team visited industrial cities and presented a unique collocation experiment

Clean Air for Ukraine team visited industrial cities and presented a unique collocation experiment

In September, a delegation of experts from Czech environmental NGO Arnika, dealing with industrial air pollution and from 2018 implementing the Clean Air for Ukraine Project,...

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

Cities of Europe face a growing conflict between private and public interests

As urbanization in European countries goes on, the quality of life in urban areas and the sustainability of spatial planning are becoming crucial. A conflict between private and...

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Raise your hand for protection of environmental activists! NGOs call on governments

Will the defenders of the environment get effective protection from harassment and persecutions? That is one of the main agenda points of the upcoming Meeting of the Parties to...

Striving for clean air in Ukraine: Local activists can receive financial support

Striving for clean air in Ukraine: Local activists can receive financial support

Do you mind the dirty air in your town? Do you want to do something with it or are you already doing it and now you have a new idea? Then the Small Grants Program is just for...

For the first time in Ukraine, EcoCity experts are introducing technical support for users of public air quality monitoring stations

For the first time in Ukraine, EcoCity experts are introducing technical support for users of public air quality monitoring stations

Air quality in Ukraine is worse than in any other European country (1). Although the system of state monitoring is recently being established in Ukraine, building of the network...

Supporting people in monitoring air quality in their neighbourhood: EcoQuiz “Clean Air for Ukraine” starts

Supporting people in monitoring air quality in their neighbourhood: EcoQuiz “Clean Air for Ukraine” starts

Do you want to get information about the air quality in your city and related risks for your health? In case your town hall does not publish such notifications and you cannot...

European standards, integrated permits, and law enforcement – the recipe for reducing industrial air pollution in Ukraine

European standards, integrated permits, and law enforcement – the recipe for reducing industrial air pollution in Ukraine

The air quality in Ukraine is worse than anywhere else in Europe (1). Although new legislation based on the EU directives was recently adopted, change is far from visible....

Dirty skies above: Ukraine needs access to information and integrated air pollution management

Dirty skies above: Ukraine needs access to information and integrated air pollution management

Why do the citizens of Ukraine suffer from air pollution and why do skies remain dirty? Research by Czech and Ukrainian NGOs reveals that fragmented legislation and an...

Poisonous air: Satellites of the European Space Agency testify to the most polluted areas of Ukraine

Poisonous air: Satellites of the European Space Agency testify to the most polluted areas of Ukraine

Serious pollution of the air by toxic dust particles exceeding the WHO limits was confirmed in the Kryvyi Rih, Dnipro, Zaporizhia, and Donetsk urban areas. A unique study based...

Uniting efforts to fight industrial air pollution: five Ukrainian cities are inviting for a conference

Uniting efforts to fight industrial air pollution: five Ukrainian cities are inviting for a conference

Did recent changes in legislation help improve the air quality? What information do we get thanks to the civic monitoring? What are the citizens of industrial centers facing and...

‘Do you want to know what you’re breathing in every second? Your voice matters too,’ calls a new petition for clean air in Ukraine

‘Do you want to know what you’re breathing in every second? Your voice matters too,’ calls a new petition for clean air in Ukraine

Would you be comfortable eating or drinking anything suspicious or possibly spoiled without knowing about its composition? Or would you want to know more and demand better...