‘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

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

‘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

Nearly 82 countries exceeded WHO fine particulate matter limits in 2020

Delhi continued to be the most polluting capital in the world, a new IQAir quality report finds

MPs warn of air pollution’s deadliness and impact on the disadvantaged

Parliamentary Committee urges the government to put the improvement of air quality ‘at core’ of the post-pandemic rebuild

Welsh Government sets out plan for Clean Air Bill with coal burning ban and wet wood restrictions

The proposals are part of a consultation published alongside plans for a new clean air law for Wales

Uber Boat makes a splash offering rides on Thames to boost greener transport

Passengers will be able to secure their seats through the Uber app and use QR technology to get on board

Bloom Energy builds fuel-cell microgrids for hospitals in California

The company says the servers will reduce air pollution by more than 99% compared with existing combustion-based power generation sources

Cardiff Council granted £21m to improve air quality

The council plans to implement various measures including a bus retrofitting programme to reduce emissions and an active travel plan to make it easier for people to walk and cycle in the city centre