diesel car emissions 786391Polluting emissions from diesel cars – even newer Euro 6 models – go way up on hot summer days, a new report has found. Not good news with rising global temperatures. See more on this here

traffic clean air zone 1080x630  Plans for local councils' CAZs would need to be Class D ones (which includes polluting private vehicles) if the best benefit to cost ratio is to be achieved. Bristol has so far refused this option because it is felt that this would discriminate against less well off car owners. You can read more on this and find a link to the summary of this report here

depression mind   Evidence is growing that exposure in childhood to high levels of air pollution can result in higher incidences of certain mental health conditions. See more details here

 

asthma  WHO guidelines on limits for air pollution will need to be revised if cases of childhood asthma are to be reduced by up to 33%, a new study finds

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