Climate change ‘could make 216m people leave their homes’

First signs of internal climate migration could emerge as early as 2030, a new report finds

Nearly 85% of children are ‘concerned about air pollution’

Nearly half of parents don’t feel confident that they can understand what they can do to help fight against air pollution

UK opens £9m fund for local authorities to tackle air pollution

The government’s Air Quality Grant helps councils across England develop and implement measures that benefit schools, businesses and communities and improve air quality

Air pollution linked to severe cases of COVID-19 and hospitalisations, London researchers find

This is more likely as air pollution contributes to people having heart or lung disease and their illness becomes more severe from COVID-19 if they catch it

‘We are all breathing polluted indoor air’

New study shows that indoor air is one underestimated source of exposure to the so-called ‘forever chemicals’, PFAs

Air pollution above average in 41% UK schools

Two-fifths of children heading back to school this September face high levels of polluting gases that can cause asthma and lung inflammation

Living next to landfill site has made five-year-old’s life ‘unbearable’

Tom Currie, uncle of a five-year-old boy living next to a Staffordshire landfill site told ELN, noxious fumes are affecting his nephew’s breathing problems

India plugs in fans to fight against air pollution

Forty giant fans have been installed on the country’s first so-called smog tower to filter nearly 1,000 cubic metres of air per second

Sadiq Khan criticised over ‘using polluting car convoy to walk his dog’

Reports claim that the Mayor was seen being driven in a convoy of vehicles, including a petrol-driven Jaguar, a diesel Volkswagen and a Volvo hybrid petrol-electric SUV

‘Climate change puts one billion children’s lives at risk’

New UNICEF report reveals young people living in the Central African Republic, Chad, Nigeria and Guinea are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change