Calls grow for action on urban air pollution

Following fresh evidence about the health impacts of nitrogen dioxide, the London Assembly and campaign groups have urged quicker action on air pollution

Calls are growing for stronger action to tackle air pollution in UK cities following fresh evidence about the impacts of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) on health.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has set out an updated air quality strategy for the capital. But the London Assembly and campaign groups are concerned that not enough is being done to solve the problem.

Urban air pollution has become an increasingly high-profile issue following a Supreme Court ruling that DEFRA must urgently update its air quality strategy (

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