What is the Healthy Air Campaign?

Air pollution in the UK harms our health and causes tens of thousands of premature deaths every year. We are calling for urgent action on air pollution.

The air we inhale on the way to work, school and in our neighbourhoods has illegal levels of pollution.  Learn more about the Healthy Air Campaign →

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Call on metro mayor candidates to tackle air pollution

Call on metro mayor candidates to tackle air pollution

Health professionals, teachers, scientists and local campaigners have come together to ask candidates in the metro mayor elections to “put the health of their communities first” and commit to tackling the air pollution crisis in their regions. Read more →

Chancellor urged to raise first year VED rate to tackle air pollution

Chancellor urged to raise first year VED rate to tackle air pollution

The Healthy Air Campaign has written to the Chancellor asking for a change in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) in the upcoming budget so that the extra costs of diesel pollution are reflected in the price of a new diesel car. Read more →

Carole’s story: “Pollution nearly killed me. We need a new Clean Air Act.”

Carole’s story: “Pollution nearly killed me. We need a new Clean Air Act.”

Until you’ve been through near-suffocation, you don’t know what a terrible feeling it is. My life changed forever after I collapsed because of air pollution. It’s an invisible danger. It nearly killed me. Read more →

A Clean Air Act for the 21st Century

A Clean Air Act for the 21st Century

Just sixty years ago, towns and cities across the UK would be regularly smothered by smoke from coal fires burning in homes and factories. But, sixty years after the first Clean Air Act, air pollution is still damaging people’s health across the UK – we just can’t see it. Read more →

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Kickstart healthier air in your neighbourhood

The air you breathe in your neighbourhood could be harming your health.
You can take action now, we’ve made a local campaign pack to help you get started →

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Cleaner air for our children

Children are especially vulnerable to the impacts of breathing polluted air, you can help – join our clean air for schools campaign, download the schools pack →

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