Italy's Pollution Problem Closes Pizza Ovens And Bans Cars
Warm and dry temperatures in Italy have prompted officials to go to extreme lengths to reduce smog levels.By Katie Link | December 28, 2015
Now probably isn't the ideal time for an Italian vacation. Unless you like to walk a lot and aren't too keen on wood-fired pizza.
High pollution levels mixed with warm and dry weather conditions across the country have prompted several Italian cities to go to extreme lengths to try to alleviate dense smog.
In Milan, cars and scooters are banned during most of the daytime hours through Wednesday. In the capital city of Rome, cars with odd-numbered license plates were banned for a period of time Monday, while even-numbered license plates are banned Tuesday. (Video via TG1)