Air Pollution

Last edited 1 September 2016 at 11:43am

Air Pollution is disgusting, dangerous and deadly. 40,000 lives were cut short by air pollution in the U.K. 10,000 of those deaths occurred in London alone. Whilst children, the elderly and sick and vulnerable people breathe in toxic air, politicians who have the power to change things are simply hiding their heads in the smog.  

David Cameron and his government have the power and the tools to fix air pollution. The Prime Minister must develop an action plan to clean up our air, improve our journeys and save thousands of lives every year. For more info about what Greenpeace are calling for click here

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Mary Poppins in Air Pollution Protest in London

Tension in the Air: making Mary Poppins fly

This weekend at Somerset House in London – after a week of high alert air pollution – you can see Mary Poppins fly, just like she did on 6th January, merely a...
Posted by Mel Evans - 26 January, 2017 - 14:25
School children handing letter to Sadiq Khan

The journey to City Hall

Yesterday I went to London’s City Hall to deliver a letter from over 100 local headteachers to the Mayor, Sadiq Khan. The letter calls for safe, clean air for...
Posted by Neil Jones - 25 January, 2017 - 12:06
Children crossing a road near a red London bus

Open letter to Sadiq Khan from London's headteachers

Dear Sadiq Khan,We are headteachers who represent schools from across London. Our schools are in areas where our children and young people are being forced to...
Posted by Neil Jones - 23 January, 2017 - 10:17
Renault and fiat logos

Fiat and Renault: An industry in crisis

The car industry is under the spotlight this week. Fiat are facing accusations of cheating on diesel emissions by the US Environmental Protection Agency. Like...
Posted by Emily Randall - 14 January, 2017 - 13:54
Mary Poppins in air pollution mask over Westminster to highlight air pollution

Up where the air isn’t clear

Children’s hero Mary Poppins is back. But the air isn’t clear as she makes her descent - she has to wear an air pollution mask to cut through the toxic fumes....
Posted by Emily Randall - 6 January, 2017 - 11:22

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