‘Five out of 20 most air polluted cities in Europe are in the UK’

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, London, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leeds and Slough are among the cities with the highest NO2 levels recorded last month, according to a new research

More than 3.4m children attend schools with toxic air

A new study has found that 27% of UK schools are in areas with high air pollution levels

Ella Kissi-Debrah: The story of a canary in a coal mine

A nine-year-old girl was the first person in the UK to have air pollution listed as a cause of death – this is her story

Edinburgh proposes low emission zone for city centre

If approved, it would be implemented in spring 2022 but penalty enforcement would only start in 2024 following a two-year grace period

Oxford’s air pollution ‘at lowest level in 25 years’

The city saw a 29% reduction in polluted air during 2020, according to the local authority’s official data

Atmospheric CO2 hit new high in May

Research at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii show that the amount of carbon in the air is the highest since measurements began 63 years ago

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone reaches full speed

Motorists whose vehicles do not meed Clean Air Zone standards will have to pay up to £50 daily fee

EU cut greenhouse gas emissions by 3.8% in 2019

That’s according to the latest data by the European Environment Agency, which suggests the decrease brought member states’ emissions to 24% below 1990 levels

‘Adults are not doing enough for air pollution’, Brit kids say

More than 40% of British children don’t agree that the maximum action is being taken to ensure the air they breathe is clean

UK’s rich flyers: Europe’s biggest polluters?

A new report suggests private jets leaving the UK emit more carbon dioxide than 20 other European countries combined