The scourge of air pollution


  • Mark Walsh


“When I was on that boat, there was nothing. Just the sound of the ocean and the waves crashing. But that was it. No smells. So the first thing I noticed when I came into the harbour was that, I woke up and suddenly it smells. And that was pollution.”

Greta Thunberg’s description of her first encounter with New York City, having spent two weeks crossing the Atlantic in a yacht.