10 things we learned from this week’s smog

Now that the dust has settled (or more accurately, blown over to Europe), it is a good time to dispel some myths, get the facts straight and reflect on a week which has seen air pollution hit the headlines.

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10 things we learned from this week’s smog

Now that the dust has settled (or more accurately, blown over to Europe), it is a good time to dispel some myths, get the facts straight and reflect on a week which has seen air pollution hit the headlines.

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Scottish super-polluter mothballed: last coal power station closes

As the last coal-fired power station in Scotland is closed, we look back over its history and ask whether this really is the end of coal in Scotland.

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Scottish super-polluter mothballed: last coal power station closes

As the last coal-fired power station in Scotland is closed, we look back over its history and ask whether this really is the end of coal in Scotland.

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Air pollution vote could save thousands of lives

Members of the European Parliament voted this week on a new air pollution law which could save thousands of lives

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Air pollution vote could save thousands of lives

Members of the European Parliament voted this week on a new air pollution law which could save thousands of lives

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Sir Howard lands government with Herculean task over Heathrow air pollution

Today the Airports Commission published its report, which recommends Heathrow as the preferred site for airport expansion in the UK. In doing so, the Commission has set the government a Herculean task on air pollution.

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Sir Howard lands government with Herculean task over Heathrow air pollution

Today the Airports Commission published its report, which recommends Heathrow as the preferred site for airport expansion in the UK. In doing so, the Commission has set the government a Herculean task on air pollution.

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Clean Air: What happens next?

Last week at the UK Supreme Court, ClientEarth won an historic victory in the battle for the right to breathe clean air. Judges unanimously ruled in our favour, ordering the UK Government to scrap its weak plans to reduce air

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Clean Air: What happens next?

Last week at the UK Supreme Court, ClientEarth won an historic victory in the battle for the right to breathe clean air. Judges unanimously ruled in our favour, ordering the UK Government to scrap its weak plans to reduce air

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France warned over air pollution on same day as UK told to clean up its act

France has been told to clean up its air, on the same day as Supreme Court judges ruled that the UK must protect people from air pollution.

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France warned over air pollution on same day as UK told to clean up its act

France has been told to clean up its air, on the same day as Supreme Court judges ruled that the UK must protect people from air pollution.

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London ultra-low emission zone would be a world-first – more ambition is needed

Londoners could breathe more easily if London introduces a world-first ultra-low emission zone.

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London ultra-low emission zone would be a world-first – more ambition is needed

Londoners could breathe more easily if London introduces a world-first ultra-low emission zone.

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Boris’s vision for clean air in London must be rolled out nationally

Will the Mayor’s plans give London “the sweetest and cleanest air of any European city”?

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Boris’s vision for clean air in London must be rolled out nationally

Will the Mayor’s plans give London “the sweetest and cleanest air of any European city”?

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Your practical guide to EU air quality law

Our right to clean air is enshrined in EU law. In fact, air pollution was one of the first environmental issues tackled by the EU.

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Your practical guide to EU air quality law

Our right to clean air is enshrined in EU law. In fact, air pollution was one of the first environmental issues tackled by the EU.

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Killer smog shows need for EU action on air pollution

Are you basking in the spring sunshine in London, Paris or Brussels? Unfortunately so is the air pollution.

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Killer smog shows need for EU action on air pollution

Are you basking in the spring sunshine in London, Paris or Brussels? Unfortunately so is the air pollution.

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Protecting the environment through Wildlife and Countryside Link

Find out how being a member of Wildlife and Countryside Link helps us protect the planet

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Protecting the environment through Wildlife and Countryside Link

Find out how being a member of Wildlife and Countryside Link helps us protect the planet

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Year of air in review – EU must react to air pollution’s devastating cost to health

Will the EU’s Year of Air proposals finally tackle our air pollution crisis, or will it turn out to be a year of hot air?

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Year of air in review – EU must react to air pollution’s devastating cost to health

Will the EU’s Year of Air proposals finally tackle our air pollution crisis, or will it turn out to be a year of hot air?

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Netherlands Energy Agreement kills EPZ biomass plan

Unsustainable biomass plant plan snuffed out by the Netherland’s Energy Agreement for Sustainable growth

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Netherlands Energy Agreement kills EPZ biomass plan

Unsustainable biomass plant plan snuffed out by the Netherland’s Energy Agreement for Sustainable growth

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Smoggy London: Air pollution hits new high as UK govt ignores toxic issue

Our Healthy Air Campaign lead, Maria Arnold, has spoken with Russia Today about London’s illegal levels of air pollution. Watch the video here.

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Smoggy London: Air pollution hits new high as UK govt ignores toxic issue

Our Healthy Air Campaign lead, Maria Arnold, has spoken with Russia Today about London’s illegal levels of air pollution. Watch the video here.

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My guide to DEFRA’s guide to UK Air Pollution Information Resources

Air pollution information – is government giving us all the facts?

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My guide to DEFRA’s guide to UK Air Pollution Information Resources

Air pollution information – is government giving us all the facts?

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BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory take on air pollution

With an estimated 29,000 premature deaths from air pollution every year in the UK, it is second only to killer number one – smoking. However, air pollution is still too easily ignored because it is pretty much invisible nowadays –

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BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory take on air pollution

With an estimated 29,000 premature deaths from air pollution every year in the UK, it is second only to killer number one – smoking. However, air pollution is still too easily ignored because it is pretty much invisible nowadays –

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World Oceans Day moonlight cycle ride – Friday, 7 June

Cycling to Portsmouth? Overnight? With some of my best ClientEarth buddies?? Count me in!

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World Oceans Day moonlight cycle ride – Friday, 7 June

Cycling to Portsmouth? Overnight? With some of my best ClientEarth buddies?? Count me in!

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Smoke and mirrors from Boris over London’s ultra low emission zone

The idea of an ultra low emission zone, while undoubtedly a good one, is just that: an idea

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Smoke and mirrors from Boris over London’s ultra low emission zone

The idea of an ultra low emission zone, while undoubtedly a good one, is just that: an idea

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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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