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Doctors, health professionals and medical students today launched the Doctors Against Diesel campaign, by holding up giant numbers which read ‘9,400’, representing the number of early deaths in London each […]
The Doctors Against Diesel campaign was launched on Saturday 10th December at Medact’s Healthy Planet Better World conference
Health professionals treat the impacts of air pollution on a daily basis. The recent report Every Breath We Take, by the Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health and The […]
This report from the RCP and the RCPCH examines the impact of exposure to air pollution across the course of a lifetime: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/every-breath-we-take-lifelong-impact-air-pollution
The UK emissions interactive map can tell you about air pollution in your area: http://naei.defra.gov.uk/data/gis-mapping
Today EU leaders will attempt to come to an agreement on air pollution reduction targets that will determine the quality of our air for the next 15 years. The success of the agreement will, however, depend on the UK government and other member states abandoning efforts to weaken and delay the directive.