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

Got an idea to improve the UK’s air quality?

Businesses with innovative ideas that go beyond exhaust and road vehicle fumes can bid for a share of the funding

More environmental checks to be conducted at Grenfell Tower site

They are in addition to up to £50m for a health monitoring programme over five years as well as ongoing air quality monitoring at the site

WHO warns polluted air is putting 93% of children ‘at serious risk’

The World Health Organisation found around 1.8bn children are exposed to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) levels above its air quality guidelines

Air pollution triggers 33m asthma-related hospital visits every year

A new report suggests ozone and particulate matter cause a high proportion of asthma emergencies

UK commits £2.5m for low emission retrofit technologies

It will support testing of new technologies for the Clean Vehicle Retrofit Accreditation Scheme

Welsh farmers offered £6m to tackle agricultural pollution

The Sustainable Production Grant scheme will open on 3rd September

City of London introduces emissions-based car parking charges

The new tariffs, aimed at tacking air pollution in the Square Mile, will come into effect from 20th August 2018

New Mexico granted $85k to monitor air quality

The funding will be used to prevent and control pollution across the state

Speed restrictions in Wales to tackle air pollution

The new measures are expected to help reduce vehicle emissions by up to 18%