Smoking & power plant
Air pollution ‘more deadly than smoking’

A new report suggests damaging health implications related to pollution are “substantially higher than previously assumed”

Coal power plant
Spanish reduction in coal use saves €952m in health costs

Falling use of the fossil fuel over 2015 and 2016 led to a 40.5% decrease in associated health impacts

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

The Muswell Hill Moment: Air pollution’s link to obesity

Watch the video to find out what the public think

Forget fast food – air pollution could be causing childhood obesity

A new study suggests nitrogen dioxide emissions could lead to health issues other than lung problems

Air pollution pumps up the risk of heart attacks

A new report from the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants outlines a range of cardiovascular risks

‘Noise may mean air pollution risks are overstated’

A new study suggests the supposed dangers of noise pollution and harmful emissions may be conflated

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

‘Nearly all humans polluted with plastic’

A new study shows these particles enter the body via plastic packaging on food and the consumption of fish

Sustainability ‘needed to deliver an NHS fit for the future’

Around 92% of NHS Estate Managers believe procurement departments are ignoring sustainability