Oxygen and Money

Healthcare cost of our cars

Air pollution is a serious issue that needs to be constantly addressed by countries all around the world. After all, each year 500 000 Europeans die prematurely as a result of air pollution. Road transport alone causes 18 percent of air pollution and decreasing this number comes at a great cost. The death toll is…
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Toxicity charge in London

Air pollution causes each year hundreds of thousands premature deaths. Such situation calls for different measures and every single addition to tackling the problem of air pollution helps. One of the ideas that were introduced recently is a toxicity charge in London which aims to prevent citizens from polluting the air by forcing them to…
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Costs of solar panels

There are a lot of ways to help our environment. Solar panels are one of the most popular solutions in this area and it would be good to look at the costs of installing them in our households as well as take a look at the resulting savings. Let’s start with the fact that the…
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Costs of fighting smog in Poland

Poland is among the countries with the most polluted air in Europe. It is a serious problem and the government needs to constantly come up with ideas to fight it. The biggest issue lies in the fact that most Polish houses are using coal-based or, in some cases, outdated and not efficient furnaces. In the…
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Cost of air pollution in England

Air pollution and taking care of the environment are two of the biggest issues that modern countries have to face. It is not easy but the changes are necessary to stop global warming as much as possible. However, if that is not enough to motivate the government to start taking care of the environment, then…
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Cigarettes and their impact on the environment

As we all know, smoking cigarettes is one of the most popular addictions in the world. It is very easy to start smoking and usually very hard to quit, although some people are able to quit it fairly quickly. A lot has been said about the negative impact of cigarettes on human health – it…
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Cigarettes and environment

Despite the strenuous efforts that public services make to raise awareness about their maliciousness, cigarettes are still more popular than ever. Studies estimate that around 1 milliard people in the world smoke them, and — instead of getting smaller — that number is constantly increasing. This is hard to understand, considering how harmful to our…
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How much does fighting smog cost?

One of today’s biggest threats to our environment is smog. This unnatural phenomenon, consisting of many different particulates and chemicals, is becoming more and more common, as well as more and more dangerous. Its main causes are heavy traffic, high temperatures, sunshine and calm winds. Smog pollutes our atmosphere in a visible way, but its…
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How to save up money, while taking care about the environment

The climate change and environmental pollution are very big and valid issues. They’re often covered in media and frequently talked about by politicians or ecologists. Nonetheless, lots of people still don’t pay enough attention to them. We can hear them say they don’t see a point in fighting the climate change, because it won’t affect…
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Social and economical effects of environmental pollution

Dynamic economic development and rapid increase in population contribute to the abuse of our environment. Industrialization and urbanization cause air pollution, soil degradation, species extinction and many, many more processes that slowly kill our mother earth. That doesn’t mean that economic development doesn’t have any good effects. Of course, it does, but we must remember…
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