air pollution

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons in city centres inhale toxic air, a study finds

One in three Britons have inhaled toxic air in the country's busy city centres, it has emerged.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

One in three children living in ‘toxic levels of air pollution’, says Unicef UK boss

One in three children live among ‘toxic levels of air pollution’, says Unicef UK boss

One in three children live among ‘toxic levels of air pollution’, says Unicef UK

Alastair Harper, Head of Advocacy at Unicef UK has said that one in three children are living in areas that would be classed as having “toxic levels of air pollution”.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Cars

Building schools by busy roads in 2019 is 'unforgiveable'

Building schools by busy roads in 2019 is 'unforgiveable'

The mother of a nine-year-old whose death has been linked to high pollution levels has criticised London councils for continuing to build schools in high-traffic areas.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019

Michael Gove to ban most-polluting wood stoves and open fires

Michael Gove to ban most polluting wood stoves and open fires

Michael Gove to ban most polluting wood stoves and open fires

The most polluting log burners and stoves will be banned as part of a strategy to tackle air pollution, the Environment Secretary has announced.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Children exposed to 30% more air pollution than adults, says environmental charity

Children exposed to 30% more air pollution than adults, says charity

Parents are also being urged to walk their children to school over taking them in a car.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Government to curb use of wood burners in air pollution battle

Government to curb use of wood burners in air pollution battle

New legislation will be implemented as part of efforts to cut harmful dirty air.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to invest in public transport so people can get around without cars

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Sadiq Khan has announced a range of measures to tackle pollution (Wikipedia)

'Sadiq Khan's '40,000 pollution deaths a year' is a zombie statistic and isn't true, says respiratory physician

'Sadiq Khan's 40,000 pollution deaths a year figure is just a zombie statistic'

Figures have been reported which claim pollution causes almost 40,000 premature deaths a year in the UK, but a respiratory physician has said the figure is wrong

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

The bus runs entirely on electricity and is named Scossa, which means shock. It made its first trip on Wednesday and seven months of tests

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

‘We demand the government phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace fights back on air pollution breach

‘We demand the government phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace fights back on air quality breach

‘The government must phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace demands action

Campaigner Areeba Hamid slams the UK government following statue protest