A look at the best FREE Noise Pollution documentaries.
Published: June 12, 2022
Channel: DW Documentary
Whether it’s loud trucks, planes taking off or rattling freight trains: Noise makes people sick. But there are innovative solutions to reduce noise. This documentary presents some of them. So-called "crossbars" are a great relief for many residents of noisy cities. These are new buildings that close gaps between rows of houses to keep street noise out. In the Middle Rhine Valley, as many as 600 trains thunder over the tracks in a given day. In recent years, so-called whisper brakes have been installed on many rail cars to reduce rail noise. But for local residents, it’s not enough. They