Love for clean air with London car scrappage fund expansion

Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to double the funding to help microbusinesses and low income households scrap polluting cars for cleaner alternatives

Medical staff
Third of patients’ GP surgeries ‘surrounded by killer pollution’

A new report suggests nearly 18 million patients risk their health every time they visit their doctor

Green ‘pollution barriers’ to fight toxic air in London schools

The project will cover 29 primary schools located next to some of the most polluted roads in the capital

London to create ‘world’s most advanced’ air quality monitoring network

Air quality sensors will take pollution readings approximately every 30 metres at tens of thousands of locations across the capital

South East and Southern Europe nations pledge to reduce pollution

Countries in the Western Balkans region currently rank among the worst in Europe for air pollution

Air pollution: Wales proposes to make speed restrictions permanent

The government had introduced temporary 50mph speed limits on five of the main roads and motorways in June this year

Government approves Nottingham’s plan to tackle air pollution

It is the first local authority to have it approved as part of the government’s wider £3.5bn programme to reduce harmful emissions from road transport

Sadiq Khan announces new Low Emission Bus Zones in London

They are expected to be in place by the end of 2019

Diwali firecrackers see Indian air pollution soar

Celebrating crowds ignored calls to limit the use of fireworks and bangers, resulting in ‘hazardous’ air conditions

Scottish Government announces review of air quality strategy

Recommendations will be made for future air quality policy and actions needed to meet targets to tackle pollution