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BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory take on air pollution

With an estimated 29,000 premature deaths from air pollution every year in the UK, it is second only to killer number one – smoking. However, air pollution is still too easily ignored because it is pretty much invisible nowadays – in comparison to the foggy pea-souper of the 50s. Now the most recent episode of the BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory series has made the dangers of air pollution visible – and really brought home the facts.

It’s unfortunately no longer available on BBC iPlayer, but if you missed it, read Angela’s blog which gives such a good summary you will almost feel like you didn’t.

Want to know more about air pollution? Read our overview of the problem here.

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