Blenheim Palace to open transport hub to slash emissions

The move is expected to benefit the environment, improve air quality and reduce potential damage to the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Protests sweep Madrid as mayor removes car pollution restrictions

José Luis Martínez-Almeida has cancelled the “Madrid Central”, which banned certain petrol and diesel cars from the centre of the Spanish city

Air filters at German junction suck up harmful dust and nitrogen dioxide

MANN+HUMMEL has retrofitted its 17 ‘Filter Cubes’ in Stuttgart to absorb nitrogen dioxide in addition to particulate matter

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Air pollution ’causes four million children to develop asthma every year’

Researchers say around 11,000 new cases of the breathing condition occur each day around the world as a result of toxic air from traffic

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Central London deliveries switch to cargo bikes ahead of clean air scheme

The Bikes for Business initiative will help 60 businesses switch to cargo bike deliveries ahead of the Ultra Low Emission Zone launching on the 8th of April

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Wandsworth Council considers banning traffic from school roads

The scheme aims to slash air pollution at times children are on the pavement

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City leaders representing 20 million people sign clean air plan

They called for the Environment Bill to be renamed and for a number of changes to be made

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

Europe’s urban air pollution ‘as unhealthy as smoking’

Spending a long weekend in Istanbul or Prague could have the same health impacts as smoking up to four cigarettes

UK’s ‘car addiction costing economy more than £6bn in health costs a year’

The health damage associated with diesel vehicle emissions is shown to be around 20 times more than electric vehicles