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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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 →

Healthy Air Campaign launches policy call

Healthy Air Campaign launches policy call

Today, the Healthy Air Campaign has published a set of measures which would improve air quality across the UK. These policies are supported by Healthy Air Campaign partners, and we urge all political parties to commit to implementing them. Read more →

Consultation opens on proposals for Ultra Low Emission Zone in London

Consultation opens on proposals for Ultra Low Emission Zone in London

Plans for the much anticipated Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) are finally open for scrutiny by Londoners. Since the Mayor of London announced the intention to investigate the feasibility of a ULEZ, there have been many calls for more ambition in its design, scope and implementation. So what is being proposed? 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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