For a brief moment, the air in Brussels was almost free from NO2 pollution (Nitrogen Dioxide).
More than 500 000 people died in Europe in 2015 due to air pollution.
Let that sink in.
I double checked with @firstname.lastname@example.org
The scientific consensus links air pollution (mostly burning of fuel) to 400.000 deaths/year in Europe.
@Joanie and the city was so quiet! I live in Evere and the first thing I noticed this morning was that 20db of background noise were missing
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