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On very hot days use public transport rather than your car.

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Eco-Tip Last modified 04 Aug 2009, 01:17 PM
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Car exhaust emissions react with sunlight and heat to cause polluting gases such as tropospheric ozone. This is the main ingredient of poor air quality and photo-chemical smog, which can cause breathing difficulties. To find out the level of ozone pollution across Europe, go to EEA's Live Ozone Map.

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