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Monday, 11 September 2017

UK: Toxic Air Pollution

"Britain flouting duty to protect citizens from toxic air pollution – UN. Special rapporteur’s mission finds government has violated obligation to protect people’s lives and health", The Guardian

Polluted playgrounds pose a danger to thousands of children, analysis shows, The Telegraph 

"More than 950 schools are near roads which have from harmful levels of  illegal pollution, research found. The findings that thousands of children are playing in playgrounds within 150 metres of roads with illegal air pollution across the UK comes from an assessment for environmental law charity ClientEarth of the latest government data".

Is your child playing in a poisoned playground? ClientEarth

Air pollution kills half a million people in Europe, EU agency reports, DW - 12/10/2017

Pollution linked to one in six deaths, BBC News 20/10/2017

Pollution killing more people than war and violence, says report, DW

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