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Air quality in Geneva continues upward trend

National News // June 23, 2020

The air quality in Geneva is continuing to improve – now for four consecutive years the targets for nitrogen dioxide and fine particulates in the air have fallen.

Unsplash Air quality in Geneva continues upward trend

The study is from last year – so doesn’t take into account the lockdown – and is cause for optimism according to Geneva State Councilor, Antonio Hodgers. But he says there is room for improvement. 

There are still issues. In hot weather, ozone levels can be dangerous and some parts of the city are worse affected than others, such as on the right bank and around the airport. 


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