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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Guide to European legal actions for clean air

Guide to European legal actions for clean air

The European Clean Air campaign has produced an online resource for citizens, NGOs, local authorities, policy and decision makers to access information about legal actions on air pollution across Europe. You will find current proceedings against other European member states, completed or ongoing legal cases in connection with violations to the Air Quality Directive, and current developments related to the air pollution control measures. Read more →

UK will miss air pollution deadline by over 20 years

UK will miss air pollution deadline by over 20 years

ClientEarth’s case against the UK Government was heard at the Court of Justice of the European Union today, just as the Government snuck out the revelation that they wouldn’t meet legal air pollution limits until after 2030. In the 20 more years or more that Greater London, West Yorkshire and the West Midlands will have dangerous levels of NO2, tens of thousands of people will die due to exposure. Read more →

Healthy air for the great urban outdoors

Healthy air for the great urban outdoors

This Saturday the Healthy Air London team were at The Urban Outdoors Festival with designer and campaigner, Vivienne Westwood, her Climate Revolution team, and Camden Council. This community festival was a chance to celebrate our great urban outdoors and encourage sustainable and healthy lifestyles to help protect it. Read more →

Your practical guide to EU air quality law

Your practical guide to EU air quality law

Our right to clean air is enshrined in EU law. So in theory, EU citizens could take their national governments to court to demand they take action to clean our air. In reality, this is a difficult undertaking. ClientEarth has created a straightforward, easy to use guide to EU law with practical tips on how it can be used to fight for clean air whether you are a concerned citizen, an experienced campaigner or an environmental lawyer. 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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