Tag: air
Macedonia 21.12.19 | 17:20

Mickoski says he won’t promise clean air overnight, but will make major investments to reduce air pollution

During the rally in Skopje, opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski addressed the burning issue of air pollution, which prompted large high school student protests on Friday. Mickoski said that, unlike the outgoing Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, he won’t promise Alpine fresh air but promised that the...

Macedonia 02.12.19 | 20:55

Air pollution across Macedonia is off the charts this evening

As temperatures dropped at the start of the week, and as more and more households turn on their wood and coal furnaces throughout out the day and in the evenings, the air in most Macedonian cities quickly set new records in pollution. Strumica is the most polluted city this evening, with PM10 particle...

Macedonia 10.11.19 | 22:54

Father and son engineering duo say their filter can help stop air pollution in Macedonia

As air quality across Macedonia goes deep into unsafe territory again, with the start of the winter months, a father and son from Skopje are promoting their cheap filter that they say can prevent much of the air pollution caused by dirty heating fuels. Engineer Pando Petkovski demonstrated the system...

Macedonia 28.10.19 | 10:41

Overnight, Skopje had the fifth worst air pollution stats in the world

Skopje climbed to the 5th spot among the world most polluted cities overnight, according to the world air quality index. New Delhi and Lahore led the list, ahead of several Balkan capitals – Sarajevo, Belgrade and Skopje in fifth place. The Macedonian capital routinelly tops the list during the...

Macedonia 27.10.19 | 12:14

Winter hasn’t started yet and Macedonian cities already set world records in air pollution

With the onset of colder weather, Macedonian cities are again setting records in air pollution – owing to the use of wood and waste for heating. Kumanovo briefly shot to the top of the rankings of worst polluted cities on Saturday, as citizens complained on the social media of an unbearable stench...