Nowadays, when people think of "air pollution," they tend to imagine highly developing countries such as Delhi and Beijing. However, urban areas on the other side of the world are facing the same problems as well, just like Paris.
Remnants from the formation of the Solar System, called cosmic dust, was collected from the first time in major cities in the world including Paris.
Actions against climate change have been aggressive since the Paris Climate Change Agreement, and it has been reported that four of the biggest cities in the world would be banning diesel vehicles by 2025. These four include Paris, Mexico, Madrid, and Athens. Experts have claimed that it is one of the actions of major world leaders to improve air quality in their countries.
The streets of Paris will be completely free of traffic jams, the sound of horns and exhaust fumes for one whole day in September.
Paris is suffering one of its worst flooding with the River Seine rising to the level of bridges. Amid flood, The Louvre and other landmarks are forced to evacuate.
Economists and scientists warned that the Paris Climate Agreement's goal of keeping temperatures below 1.5-2°C may already be slipping beyond reach, The Guardian reports.
After experiencing days when the Eiffel Tower is obscured by smog, Paris' mayor declared a recent car-free day. An outside organization reported that exhaust emissions were cut by nearly 40 percent, despite the fact that cars were kept from driving only in the city center.