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The Air We Breathe

Ulez extension 2021: What will it mean for London's air pollution?

The new extended ultra low emissions zone comes in next year. Nicola Slawson hears from people who will be affected

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London pollution adds to risks for pregnant women

Mothers, doctors and campaigners are calling for more action on London’s dirty air. Before the coronavirus pandemic hit the capital, they explained the dangers of air pollution

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What impact do wood burners have on our health?

They seem natural but a wood-burner can emit more polluting particles than a diesel lorry, say scientists

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How much pollution do we breathe in on our commute?

This is what's in the dirty air we are exposed to as we travel - and what we can do to make it cleaner

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How to reduce the environmental impact of home deliveries

Home deliveries by van can mean increased emissions – might pedal power offer an answer?

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Why the benefits of cycling outweigh the risks of air pollution

Cyclists should still choose routes with better air quality, expert advises

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What is PM2.5 and what does it do to the lungs?

Did you know much of London's pollution is invisible?

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Loved lockdown cycling? Here’s how we can stay on our bikes

More of us are cycling around the city — but will that continue as we return to the office?

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‘Wouldn’t happen in Surrey’: Demands for air pollution investigation

Southall residents are complaining of worsening asthma, eye irritation, breathing problems, nausea and confusion

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‘We need to confront the issue of inequality and air pollution’

Rosamund Kissi-Debrah fought for years to establish the cause of her daughter’s death. She tells Nicola Slawson why the impact of London’s dirty air is not equal

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‘Bringing everyone together is the way to make real change’

Those most affected by the problem of air pollution are the least likely to be involved in the solution. How can we change that?

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How does air pollution affect our lungs – and bodies?

A recent report found dirty air can impact every human cell

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How has lockdown affected London's air quality?

Lockdown has seen a drop in some pollutants around the capital. Can that continue?