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Millions of British children breathing toxic air, Unicef warns - Damien Carrington

More than 4.5 million children in the UK are growing up in areas with toxic levels of air pollution, the UN children’s organisation Unicef has warned. 735 more words


Air pollution: move children and other vulnerable people out of Sidford?

Owl says:

Can you imagine the damage to the health of vulnerable people (including children) on current and future levels if roadside pollution if Sidford and in the AONB if Business Park goes ahead? 117 more words

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A breath of fresh air: the five things we should do to cut air pollution

The right of UK citizens to breathe clean air is routinely violated. In 2018, air pollution in London exceeded the legal limit for the entire year before the end of January. 722 more words

Low Carbon Energy

Millions of British children breathing toxic air, Unicef warns
More than 4.5m affected, says UN group, while tests suggest children’s shorter height increases exposure on busy roads…

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Air Quality

The Rain Is On Acid

Our rain is acidic. No, I don’t mean it’s tripping on the party drug Acid, I mean its pH has been lowered due to human activity, and because of this, it’s wreaking havoc on our environment, wildlife, and our health. 1,704 more words

Air Pollution

The same phenomenon recurs every year. During the dry season, in winter, burning fossil fuels and biomass in South Asia creates a huge pollution haze: the Atmospheric Brown Cloud.

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Air Quality

Clean Air Bill: momentum that can't be stopped

There is a momentum behind the idea of a new Clean Air Bill that can’t be stopped. My own finalised Bill is being submitted in the Lords, while Geraint Davies MP is putting his forward for its first reading in the Commons. 282 more words

Climate Change