The site ranked 25 European capitals on 10 factors, such as pollution, availability of cycle lanes, water quality and the use of public transport.
Luxembourg City received high marks for “green spaces”, “annual mean air pollutants” and “quality of life”--it ranked 3rd out of 25 in all three measures.
The city fared less well in “percentage of people who walk, cycle or catch public transport to work” and “congestion”--ranking 17th out of 25 in both measures--and average CO2 produced per person annually--it placed 18th. (The figures for CO2 emissions per capita could be skewed by the large number of cross-border commuters.)
Europe’s 25 greenest capital cities, according to Compare the Market:
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