London’s illegal air pollution peaks fall almost 100% since 2016

The Mayor’s Office notes before Sadiq Khan came into power, London’s air exceeded the hourly legal limit for nitrogen dioxide for more than 4,000 hours

Air pollution ‘could cause 160k heart attack and stroke deaths by 2030’

The British Heart Foundation predicts harmful particulate matter in the air will cause a surge in associated illnesses unless the new government takes ‘bold action’

The NHS is facing a winter crisis – and it’s being exacerbated by air pollution

That’s the ominous warning from a group of 175 doctors and health professionals, who say the government must focus on improving air quality across the country

New roadside tech ‘can improve quality of polluted air by 99%’

Pollution Solution’s patented technology can capture harmful and toxic air at the kerb, before carrying it away to a series of partially-submerged pods installed in the centre of the roadway

More than a third of UK motorists to buy hybrid or EV as their next car

New research from Siemens suggests the nation’s public have an increasing awareness of their carbon footprint and deepening concerns regarding poor air quality

London’s Congestion Charge zone helps cut nitrogen dioxide by 24% since 2002

A new report shows carbon monoxide levels also decreased by 62% and sulphur dioxide levels dropped by 60% between 2002 and 2019

Bristol could become first city in UK to ban diesel vehicles

Bristol City Council’s Cabinet has proposed to establish a Clean Air Zone in a “small area” of the city, in order to deliver the ‘fastest possible improvement in air quality’

Air pollution levels in the US on the rise since 2016

New research suggests a 5.5% increase in toxic air between 2016 and 2018 is already having significant health implications

Diwali fireworks cause New Delhi air pollution to spike to record levels

The Central Pollution Control Board said parts of the Indian capital saw the air quality index reach ‘severe’ levels on Monday morning

Spikes in air pollution send hundreds of extra people to hospital across UK

A new report highlights that on days with low air quality, the number of people hospitalised by heart attacks, strokes and asthma significantly rises