Why do we need healthy air?

We often think about the food we eat and how that affects our health, but how often do we consider the impact of the air that we are breathing?

The truth is, the air that a lot of us inhale on the way to work, school and in our neighbourhoods is harming our health, learn more about the healthy air campaign →

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Have your say on the Ultra Low Emission Zone for London

Have your say on the Ultra Low Emission Zone for London

Londoners have until the end of this week to take part in TfL’s consultation on the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) so make sure you have your say. An Ultra-Low Emission Zone could really tackle London’s air pollution problems but the current proposals are not ambitious enough. This would be the first scheme of it’s kind and could set the standard for others to follow. Read more →

MPs demand urgent action on air quality

MPs demand urgent action on air quality

MPs demand urgent action on air quality This week, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) – a group of MPs who hold the Government to account on environmental protection and sustainable development – published a damning report on air pollution in the UK. The report contains a number of recommendations which the EAC says need to Read more →

A great win! EU court upholds right to clean air

A great win! EU court upholds right to clean air

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has delivered its judgment in ClientEarth’s case on illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide across the UK, and firmly upheld our right to breathe clean air. The ECJ ruled that the UK must act to clean up illegal levels of air pollution “as soon as possible”. Under current plans the UK will not meet legal limits for nitrogen dioxide until after 2030 – 20 years after the original deadline. Read more →

European Court verdict on air pollution case due

European Court verdict on air pollution case due

European Court of Justice to rule on UK air pollution case This Wednesday (19th November 2014), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) will deliver its judgment in ClientEarth’s case against the UK Government over its failure to tackle air pollution. ClientEarth, a member of the Healthy Air Campaign, has taken the UK Government to court Read more →

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Kickstart healthier
air in your neighbourhood

The air you breathe in your neighbourhood could be harming your health.
You can take action now, we’ve made a local campaign pack to help you get started →

Cleaner air for our children

Children are especially vulnerable to the impacts of breathing polluted air, you can help – join our clean air for schools campaign, download the schools pack →

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