New Year's Eve fireworks leave behind them a trail of dust pollution, which could be the highest ever measured in Europe.
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve fireworks are likely to blame for a fire that scorched the eastern slope of Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland.
Icelanders’ tradition of setting off huge amounts of fireworks on New Year’s Eve has been the subject of debate this year due to its environmental impact.
The Icelandic tradition of setting off fireworks on New Year's Eve lights up the skies and raises money for search and rescue operations, but it has obvious downsides for the environment.