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2013 is the Year of Air

2013 is the Year of Air. You’ll hear this phrase bandied around a lot this year, but what does it actually mean?

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2013 is the Year of Air

2013 is the Year of Air. You’ll hear this phrase bandied around a lot this year, but what does it actually mean?

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Defra minister asked to aim high in Year of Air

2013 is the EU ‘Year of Air’; Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has vowed to make air quality a priority, paving the way for a much needed overhaul of EU air pollution laws.

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Defra minister asked to aim high in Year of Air

2013 is the EU ‘Year of Air’; Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has vowed to make air quality a priority, paving the way for a much needed overhaul of EU air pollution laws.

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60 years on from the London smogs – air pollution still causing thousands of deaths

Those who remember the dramatic Great London Smog of 1952 could be forgiven for looking around and thinking that the problem must have gone away. Unfortunately nothing could be further from the truth.

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60 years on from the London smogs – air pollution still causing thousands of deaths

Those who remember the dramatic Great London Smog of 1952 could be forgiven for looking around and thinking that the problem must have gone away. Unfortunately nothing could be further from the truth.

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NHS getting visibly involved with air pollution fight

Our highly visual culture makes it hard to relate to the invisible problem of air pollution.

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NHS getting visibly involved with air pollution fight

Our highly visual culture makes it hard to relate to the invisible problem of air pollution.

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A new era for environmental health

We should mark World Environmental Health Day by looking first backward and then forward.

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A new era for environmental health

We should mark World Environmental Health Day by looking first backward and then forward.

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Air quality improvements reduce use of prescription drugs

American economists studying the cost impacts of air pollution found reduced levels of nitrogen oxides cut spending on prescription pharmaceuticals by almost 2%

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Air quality improvements reduce use of prescription drugs

American economists studying the cost impacts of air pollution found reduced levels of nitrogen oxides cut spending on prescription pharmaceuticals by almost 2%

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Something in the air

We welcome the recent report from the Policy Exchange ‘Something in the Air – The forgotten crisis of Britain’s poor air quality’ which clearly sets out the issues and makes some welcome recommendations.

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Something in the air

We welcome the recent report from the Policy Exchange ‘Something in the Air – The forgotten crisis of Britain’s poor air quality’ which clearly sets out the issues and makes some welcome recommendations.

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Diesel exhausts cause lung cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, a part of the World Health Organisation, has for the first time labelled diesel exhausts as a definite cause of cancer. The findings are based on research in high-risk workers such as miners, railway workers

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Diesel exhausts cause lung cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, a part of the World Health Organisation, has for the first time labelled diesel exhausts as a definite cause of cancer. The findings are based on research in high-risk workers such as miners, railway workers

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Beijing study shows the health benefits of clean air

Efforts made to clean up Bejing’s air for the 2008 Olympics provided a striking insight into the health benefits that even a brief respite from air pollution can offer.

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Beijing study shows the health benefits of clean air

Efforts made to clean up Bejing’s air for the 2008 Olympics provided a striking insight into the health benefits that even a brief respite from air pollution can offer.

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