Athens creates “pocket parks” to tackle pollution and heat

Athens has started creating “pocket parks” in a bid to tackle its pollution and heat, transforming small plots once ridden with garbage and weeds in Greece’s capital city. The city is closing traffic lanes and transforming them into bike routes, pedestrian walks and small areas of greenery – all in a bid to cut down on vehicles, which account for 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. … Continue reading Athens creates “pocket parks” to tackle pollution and heat