The director of the Centre of Izaña Atmospheric Research of Aemet, Emilio Cuevas, believes that the Government of the Canary islands “you should study” the possibility to restrict the traffic, in some areas of the Islands, the days of haze. Given the circumstance that the Ministry of Ecological Transition as announced in its day, the future climate change act, will force the municipalities of over 50,000 inhabitants to establish a zone of low emissions, so that the regional Government has decided to negotiate with councils and town councils, as announced on Friday ‘Canarias7’.
On the Islands, eight municipalities would have to establish zones in which traffic would be restricted. However, lthe majority of days of year, air pollution levels do not exceed the limit valuesbut yes it shoots to coincide with episodes of intrusion of african dust.
Cuevas remembers besides that, a recent study published by your department, demonstrates that the atmospheric conditions african what they do is “to increase the stability, and with it intensifies the pollution from vehicles, ports…”