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Nitrogen oxide levels in Oxford Street are 11 times EU limits.  This means that the UK government is liable to fines of millions of […]

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Mexico City is infamous for it’s air pollution. However a new initiative has seen the growth of a number of azoteas verdes – green roofs around […]

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Air pollution in Beijing was so high that airlines cancelled flights due to poor visibility, and people were advised to stay indoors.

The high level is linked to […]

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An academic study has predicted that the number of deaths attributed to pollution from the airport could treble to 150 per year if a new runway is built.


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London’s dirty air

On March 15, 2012 By

Air pollution in London hits record levels

Official monitoring stations in the capital show that particles, nitrous oxide, sulphur dioxide and other pollutants have reached levels not recorded since stringent […]

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Despite DEFRA stating that air pollution is the second biggest public health risk in Britain after smoking, the government has said that it cannot comply with EU laws […]

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Beijing smog

On December 7, 2011 By

As acid snow floated down from hazy Beijing skies, I sent my daughters off to school on Tuesday morning with a grimly cheerful parting – “Try not to […]

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World Health Organisation experts claim that cooking fires in the world’s poorest countries produces gas and fumes that kill more than 2 million people.

Burning wood, crop waste, […]

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