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”

Air pollution could be as harmful as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day

Researchers found an association between long-term exposure to all major air pollutants, especially ozone, and an increase in emphysema

UK should ‘urgently extend climate laws to other environmental threats’

The Institute of Public Policy Research is calling for binding targets for the rapid reduction of environmental impacts, including biodiversity and air quality

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

London becomes the world’s first National Park City

Mayor Sadiq Khan will co-sign the London National Park City Charter today, which matches the long term goals in the Environment Strategy

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

The Graphene Company paints a green future

The UK distributor of Graphenstone says each square metre of the paint is capable of absorbing 120 grams of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere over its lifetime

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019

Air pollution: Idling drivers could face higher fines

Every minute, an idling car produces enough emissions to fill 150 balloons with harmful chemicals