Air pollution

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‘They say I should clean floors’: Barcelona’s working-class, leftwing mayor Ada Colau fights for third term
The city’s first female mayor is reviled by the elites and pro-car lobby, but embraced by others for her social policies

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

27, May, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Call for dementia risk to be included in UK air pollution policies
Report urges actions to reduce exposure to pollution and for brain health to be in net zero strategies

Gary Fuller

19, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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How opponents of LTNs are adopting the climate-sceptic playbook
Critical coverage in UK papers has been rising with more anti-LTN articles per day in 2023 than ever before

Simon Evans

18, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Council in Melbourne declares health emergency, claiming truck pollution is linked to high rates of illness
Maribyrnong city council says lack of enforcement of road train curfew has undermined its ability to protect residents

Elias Visontay Transport and urban affairs reporter

17, May, 2023 @7:02 AM

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Air pollution transparency rules among EU laws to be scrapped by UK
Government has rowed back on plans to ditch 4,000 laws but key pollution legislation still slated to go

Sandra Laville

16, May, 2023 @12:12 PM

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The evidence is clear: low-emission zones like London’s Ulez work
Looking at the health problems caused by air pollution, poorer communities have most to gain

Gary Fuller

05, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Councils in England say they lack funds to bring in clean air strategy
Plans put onus on local authorities to stop air pollution but offer no new funds or powers for traffic calming and other measures

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

04, May, 2023 @10:33 AM

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Air pollution: how bad is particulate matter for your health?
Particulate pollution poses one of the greatest environmental risks to health, according to the WHO. So what is a safe level of exposure?

Donna Lu

03, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Where are the worst places for air pollution in Australia? Search by postcode on our interactive map
Exclusive: Pollution levels are higher in disadvantaged areas, but there is no consistent monitoring across the country. This map pulls together data from various sources to fill the gap on PM2.5 levels

Andy Ball and Josh Nicholas

03, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Australia’s air pollution hotspots hit disadvantaged people harder
Exclusive: Analysis shows unfair distribution of airborne particulates, compounding existing inequalities

Donna Lu and Josh Nicholas

03, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Air pollution spikes linked to irregular heartbeats, study finds
Study of 200,000 Chinese hospital admissions finds acute exposure to air pollution raises risk of heart arrhythmias

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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California passes most stringent diesel-engine emissions rules: ‘Fighting for air’
State to implement most ambitious US regulations on railways, including phasing out locomotive engines over 23 years old

Gabrielle Canon and agencies

27, Apr, 2023 @9:42 PM

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