As winter in Kosovo approaches, so does the increase in air pollution across the country. In lieu of explicit preventive measures to combat pollution, the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning is focusing its efforts on more effective monitoring of air quality levels.
In protest against inaction on climate change, cities around the world have organized the Global Climate Strike. On Friday at 12:00, demonstrators in Prishtina will join the movement, inviting participants to show their support for taking action to prevent irreversible global warming.
From healthy to hazardous, Kosovo has upped its monitoring of the decline of the county’s air quality in the last few years. An infographic from BIRN’s own monitoring team illustrates the dangers and explores the solutions of this phenomenon.