The Current | Feb 8, 2013 | 24:00
Air pollution in Athens escalates due to government's austerity measures
If it smells like pine spirit in parts of Greece these days, they have the smoke from home heating fires to thank for it. And not in a good way. Air pollution is the latest fallout from the Greek austerity measures. People are burning trees from the parks, old furniture -- anything to avoid paying soaring new taxes on heating oil.