Air pollution exposure ‘linked to depression and schizophrenia’

New research has found a ‘significant link’ between exposure to environmental pollution and mental health, especially in childhood

Dangerous levels of air pollution in quarter of England’s hospitals

New research suggests around 10.5 million patients a year could be exposed to toxic air pollution when they visit hospitals in the UK

Extreme air pollution ‘could cut 21 years off your life’

A new report suggests particulate matter is particular dangerous, as tiny particles can “easily penetrate lung passageways” and cause “significant cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and respiratory damage”

Reducing air pollution ‘could prevent asthma in nearly 67,000 children’

A new study looked into asthma cases in children in 18 European countries, including the UK, Denmark, France and Spain

EU takes Spain and Bulgaria to court over poor air quality

The nations are failing to limit the levels of nitrogen dioxide and sulphur dioxide respectively

High levels of pollution detected by 40% of air quality sensors in London

The network found levels of pollution likely to exceed legal limits not only in central London but also outer boroughs such as Barking, Hillingdon and Kingston

Pharmaceutical giant fills greener prescription to tackle air pollution

AstraZeneca has pledged to switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric cars by 2030

India joins the Climate & Clean Air Coalition

The nation plans to work with the Coalition countries on best practices and experiences for effective implementation of its National Clean Air Programme

Webinar: MCPD – what your business needs to know

This free webinar will be brought to you live tomorrow at 11:00AM.

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019