African countries trying to develop are having more deaths from air pollution

A new study reveals that 1.1m Africans died from air pollution in 2019 and this has been a biproduct of these countries’ attempts to modernise

Nearly 95% of HGVs ‘are compliant with tighter air pollution London rules’

It is estimated that the number of heavy vehicles meeting ULEZ standards has doubled since the scheme was first introduced in February 2017

Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone to launch in February

Any vehicles that are not zero-emission and are travelling within the zone between 7am and 7pm could be charged up to £20

Air pollution above average in 41% UK schools

Two-fifths of children heading back to school this September face high levels of polluting gases that can cause asthma and lung inflammation

‘Climate change puts one billion children’s lives at risk’

New UNICEF report reveals young people living in the Central African Republic, Chad, Nigeria and Guinea are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change

Royal Mail to trial EV tyres for cleaner air!

Royal Mail will work with manufacturer ENSO to reduce pollution created by rubber in the tyres used on electric vehicles

Bristol to launch Clean Air Zone next summer

A loans and grants scheme will be launched later this year to help consumers and businesses upgrade their polluting vehicles to cleaner alternatives

Glasgow LEZ to be enforced from June 2023

The second phase of the Low Emission Zone in Glasgow was delayed by the pandemic but will now commence in two years’ time

More than 3.4m children attend schools with toxic air

A new study has found that 27% of UK schools are in areas with high air pollution levels

Oxford’s air pollution ‘at lowest level in 25 years’

The city saw a 29% reduction in polluted air during 2020, according to the local authority’s official data