Fires in Canada: are the fumes present in France toxic?

Fires in Canada: Are the Fumes Present in France Toxic?

The cloud of smoke loaded with fine particles, which arrived this Monday 26th June in France, would circulate too high in the atmosphere to affect air quality. Satellite images have been making the rounds on social media since this weekend. The smoke from the gigantic fires affecting Canada has been arriving in France  since Monday 26th June 2023. These […]

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Smoke from Forest fires in Canada arrive in France

Smoke from Canada’s Mega-Fires Arrives in France: Here’s What to Expect

The boreal forest has been burning since the beginning of June in Quebec. The significant smoke released reached France this Monday 26th June 2023. France in the fog? After having embalmed New York and part of the United States, the smoke from the Canadian mega-fires is now reaching France. Since 2nd June 2023, Canada, and especially Quebec, has been burning. Hectares of […]

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Fumes from the fires in Canada are reaching Marseille

Fires in Canada: The Fumes Arrive in Marseille, What will Happen

The fires in Canada have resulted in the movement of a cloud of smoke towards Europe. What will happen in Marseille? The fumes caused by the huge fires in Canada will affect Europe this Monday 26 th June 2023. Marseille and the Bouches-du-Rhône are concerned. Here is what will happen. The South will be affected A cloud pushed by a westerly […]

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Fires in Canada are suffocating Montreal

Fires in Canada: Montreal Suffocates Under the Smoke

470 forest fires are still active in Canada. On Sunday 25th June 2023, the air quality was rated as the worst in the world. Hundreds of firefighters arrive as reinforcements Acrid smoke covered Montreal on Sunday with a veil due to the still active forest fires in Canada, making the city the most polluted air in the world, according to a […]

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What is Thunderstorm Asthma caused by bad weather and thunderstorms

Bad Weather: What is Thunderstorm Asthma?

CURSED POLLEN: The stormy episodes of the last few days have caused an increase in emergency room visits for respiratory distress In recent days, violent storms have broken out in France, causing an increase in hospitalizations for cases of respiratory distress. Monday evening, 13 departments were still on orange alert, and the weather still looks unstable […]

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President Emmanuel Macron on the steps of the Elysée Palace on February 5, 2020 in Paris.

Global Warming: New Measures Expected at the Ecological Defense Council

Protected areas, air quality … In the Alps this Wednesday 12th February 2020, Emmanuel Macron should offer solutions in favour of ecology and biodiversity. With an Ecological Defense Council on Wednesday 12th February 2020 and then an excursion on the Mer de Glace on Thursday, Emmanuel Macron wants to make an impression by announcing measures in favour of ecology and biodiversity, the […]

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Three out of four children breathe polluted air in France

Pollution: Three out of Four Children Breathe Toxic Air in France, According to Unicef

ENVIRONMENT: “We call for respect for children’s rights, including living in a healthy environment,” says Unicef, which calls on the public authorities of France to act Three out of four children breathe toxic air in France, according to an alarmed Unicef France, in a report released Thursday. This is the first time the UN agency has taken up this theme in […]

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The prefectures of Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle decided on Saturday to put in place on Sunday emergency measures, including a reduction in speed on the roads, to cope with an episode of pollution with PM10 fine particles

Air Pollution: Speed Lowered in Alsace, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle

To cope with an episode of pollution, emergency measures were taken in Alsace, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle, Sunday, including the lowering of speed on roads The prefectures of Bas-Rhin, Haut-Rhin, Moselle and Meurthe-et-Moselle decided on Saturday to put in place on Sundayemergency measures , including a reduction in speed on the roads , to cope with a pollution episode with PM10 […]

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Pollution peak in Toulouse and the Haute-Garonne

Pollution Peak in Toulouse: Reduction of 20km/h of Maximum Authorized Speeds

Toulouse and the Haute-Garonne is affected by an episode of pollution, Sunday 25th  February, 2018. The prefecture has decided to lower the maximum authorized speed of 20 km/h. Details. The department of Haute-Garonne is concerned by exceeding the alert threshold for a phenomenon of atmospheric pollution to particles in suspension for the day of Sunday 25th February, 2018. […]

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Alert for Poor air quality with fine particle pollution in Brittany

Air Quality in Brittany: Fine Particle Pollution Alert

Due to an episode of pollution in Brittany, an alert procedure is activated in several departments from Thursday 22nd February. What there is to know. Due to a pollution episode , Air Breizh , the body responsible for air quality monitoring in Brittany , triggered on Thursday 22nd February 2018 an information and recommendation procedure for sensitive and vulnerable people, also valid Friday 23rd […]

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