The UK’s deadly air pollution can be cured: here's how

The UK’s deadly air pollution can be cured: here's how

Tens of thousands of people die every year from breathing polluted air. The cost of doing nothing far outweighs the price of solving the problem

Pollution levels in the UK are soaring. Last year, a committee of MPs in the UK described the state of the air that we breathe as a public health emergency.

London mayor Sadiq Khan has a budget of £875m to try to tackle air pollution – small, compared to the capital’s annual £3.6bn bill arising from its impact.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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