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Air quality on cruise ships '20 times worse' than in a busy city centre

Passengers on a cruise ship could be inhaling “60 times higher concentrations of harmful air pollutants ” than they would in natural air settings, Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU), a German environmental association, has warned.<p>The air quality on board a cruise ship just after it left Marseille, …

London air pollution kills about 10,000 people annually

With air pollution responsible for the deaths of about 10,000 Londoners per year, activists are ramping up efforts to take on the growing public …

Air quality standards 'increase pollution and health risks'

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‘Silent pandemic’ of air pollution affects UK children and there is no indication protection against toxic waste will be retained after Brexit<p>Air pollution is a crisis that “plagues” the UK, particularly children, according to the UN’s special rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes.<p>Baskut …

Human Rights

Smog in the cities: the truth about Britain’s dirty air

Last Sunday evening, the air over London achieved a remarkable quality. As winds died and a freezing stillness gripped the city, levels of nitrogen oxides and particles of soot slowly built up in the air until they reached maximum measurable levels at 24 different locations across the capital. It …

Pollution