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Turned-off traffic lights and cold showers to save gas
Faced with heavy dependence on Russian natural gas and unprecedented price rises, the EU is aiming to cut gas consumption by 15% over the next eight months. To achieve this, some countries have opted for common-sense measures, such as limiting the use of air conditioning and heating, and other much more surprising ones, such as turning off traffic lights at night or allowing only cold showers in public gyms.
Smart traffic lights to reduce air pollution
Cars, vans, trucks and buses produce more than 70% of total greenhouse gas emissions from transport, according to the European Environment Agency. Are smart traffic lights the key to reducing air pollution in our cities?