British public, health organisations and MPs demand urgent action on air pollution

British public, health organisations and MPs demand urgent action on air pollution

A growing coalition of leading health, transport and environment organisations has ramped up pressure on the government to act on clean air, demanding new clean air laws 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 →

Last week to respond to the Mayor of London’s clean air survey

Last week to respond to the Mayor of London’s clean air survey

Londoners have until this Friday 29 July to tell the Mayor he needs to be bold and do all he can to clean up London’s air. The urgency with which the new Mayor seems to be treating tackling air pollution has been widely welcome and is much needed. Read more →

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