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Air Pollution and Health in Bristol and Beyond: Awareness, Education and Action
Thursday 21st February, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Air Pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health in the UK.
Exposure to small particles and gases from fossil-fuel derived air pollution contributes to diseases such as cancer, stroke, heart disease, asthma and to around 40,000 early deaths each year in the UK alone.
Join us for an evening about Air Pollution in Bristol with guest speakers from Environmental Protection UK, Friends of The Earth, Bristol Clean Air Alliance and others.
7pm on Thursday 21st February, Main Lecture Theatre, St Michaels Hospital, Bristol, BS2 8EG
Tickets are free but please register below to confirm your attendance.
We will be discussing:
- What air pollution is and the biggest contributors to poor air quality
- The effects of air pollution on our health
- Available resources on air pollution and local air quality, and ways in which you can reduce your impact and exposure
- Campaigns, action groups and how you can get involved!
This event is open to the public.