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Highlight More action needed to reduce transport's environmental impact
The transport sector is still generating excessive greenhouse gas emissions and harmful levels of air pollution and noise, according to the latest edition of the European Environment Agency's annual report on environment and transport.
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Figure Urban trends
Historical urban population trends and projections by world regions (1950- 2050), showing the share of cities with less than 750 000 inhabitants
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Article Urban soil sealing in Europe
Soil is the earth's living skin and provides us with essential services for life in our planet: production of food; infiltration and cleansing of water and protection against flooding; habitat for plants; areas for recreation and mental health; micro climate regulation, etc. It is such a crucial resource that it can't be ignored. However, particularly in urban areas, soil is being sealed off with increasing housing and infrastructure.
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Figure Population growth and the growth of built-up areas (mid 1950s to late 1990s), selected European cities
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Figure Wastewater treatment in 601 Mediterranean coastal cities with a polution greater than 10000
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File D source code Cities, where the living is good?
Quality of life in cities and towns can mean many different things to people. Finding the right balance of a healthy environment and good social and economic provisions is a precondition. Participants of the 2008 Open Days (European Week of Regions and Cities) talk about how they see their cities and towns as a good place to live in.
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Figure Number of cities greater than 50 000 inhabitants by country
Cities within each country have been differentiated according to the number of inhabitants.
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Figure Low density residential areas as a proportion of all residential areas built after the mid-1950s, selected European cities
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Highlight How vulnerable could your city be to climate impacts?
Climate change will affect Europe's cities in different ways. To give an overall impression of the challenge for European cities to adapt to climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a series of detailed interactive maps, allowing users to explore data from more than 500 cities across Europe.
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Press Release Troff document Front-running cities changing transport, improving quality of life
Many cities in Europe are changing, according to a new report which points to rapid transformations in urban transport in some areas. While cycling and efficient public transport are becoming the norm in some urban areas, Europe’s transport sector is still a major contributor to excessive levels of greenhouse gases, air pollution and noise, the report says.
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