Improving poor air quality across the UK ‘could result in a £1.6bn boost to the economy’

That’s the suggestion from a recent CBI Economics analysis, which says cleaning up airborne pollution could also prevent 17,000 deaths annually

Himalayas ‘visible from parts of India for first time in 30 years’

The nation’s strict lockdown means air quality in 85 cities has improved significantly, according to official figures

Red Bull energises fight against toxic air with new in-car filters

The firm aims to minimise the risk of toxic fumes for their staff – it says the level of harmful gases in a car cabin can be up to 70% higher than it is for pedestrians

Majority of Europeans want stricter measures on air quality

In a new survey, more than half of 27,000 respondents said households, car manufacturers, energy producers, farmers and public authorities are not doing enough to tackle air pollution

Could London’s toxic air detract from house prices?

The Central Office of Public Interest has created a new website revealing the level of nitrogen dioxide air pollution at any postcode in London

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Air pollution ‘more deadly than smoking’

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

Diwali firecrackers see Indian air pollution soar

Celebrating crowds ignored calls to limit the use of fireworks and bangers, resulting in ‘hazardous’ air conditions

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

Smiting smog ‘could save Europe €183bn by 2025’

InnoEnergy and Deloitte call for nations and cities to adopt innovative technologies to clean the air

Kids sing for clean air as toxic smog hits UK

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