Air pollution

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How better air could save tens of thousands of lives a year in UK
Studies show implementing WHO air guidelines would have drastic impact on health outcomes

Gary Fuller

03, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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A new golden age of British rail depends on total electrification | Letters
Letters: Charles EL Gilman urges the government to resume and complete electrification schemes, Jim Grozier fondly remembers on-board sightseeing booklets, while Victoria Owens recalls an ecclesiastical jewel seen from a train

Letters

26, Nov, 2021 @5:48 PM

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Artworks to highlight air pollution’s role in death of London girl
Breathe: 2022 by Dryden Goodwin will pay tribute to Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah of Lewisham

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

25, Nov, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Pakistan orders Monday closure of schools and offices in Lahore to cut smog
Officials hope three-day weekend will help reduce toxic pollution levels in country’s second largest city

Shah Meer Baloch in Lahore

25, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Electric cars are not a magic bullet for air pollution | Letter
Letter: Sarah Woolnough from the British Lung Foundation on why fewer vehicles are a better solution, not just cleaner ones

Letters

16, Nov, 2021 @6:08 PM

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Soaring pollution has Delhi considering full weekend lockdown
Thick smog envelops Indian capital with pollution levels 20 times higher than deemed healthy by WHO

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

16, Nov, 2021 @1:40 PM

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‘They’re killing our children’: mothers from around the world demand action on fossil fuels
Representatives of almost 500 parent groups tell Alok Sharma their children’s health depends on an end to funding for fossil fuel industriesCop26 – latest updates

Damian Carrington Environment editor, and Nina Lakhani

05, Nov, 2021 @4:11 PM

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British firm to unveil technology for zero-carbon emission flights at Cop26
As yet unnamed company claims it could enable ‘clean’ flights running on liquid ammonia by 2030

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How greener streets can lead to healthier cities
Study finds benefits in reclaiming urban space from traffic and creating more green spaces

Gary Fuller

05, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ammonia from farms behind 60% of UK particulate air pollution – study
Problem is causing £8bn a year in health damage but can be tackled cost-effectively, say scientists

Damian Carrington Environment editor

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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India celebrates Diwali under shadow of Covid and air pollution
Celebrations back in full swing for first time since pandemic began but many fear festival will bring fresh surge

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

04, Nov, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Death and illness from toxic emissions are avoidable. Cop26 must deliver bold action | Sadiq Khan and Maria Neira
All Londoners live above WHO’s recommended air quality levels. Expanding Ulez will mean fewer polluting vehicles

Sadiq Khan and Maria Neira

24, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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