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Emissions-based road charging by 2018 and paid to walk or cycle by 2020

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New deal for taxi drivers that delivers the ‘Eight point transformation package’ proposed by Clean Air in London and the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association Private hire vehicles must meet the same emission standards as taxis and pay the congestion charge … Continue reading

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Mayor gets ‘C minus’ in new ranking of air quality in 23 European cities

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After seven years, Mayor is lucky to get a ‘C minus’ in new ranking of air quality in 23 European cities Top five cities of Zurich, Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm and Berlin have either met, or are due to meet, the … Continue reading

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Eight point transformation package for the taxi and PHV industry

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The Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) and Clean Air in London (CAL) invite the Mayor to commit to an ‘Eight point transformation package’ for the taxi and private hire industry in London for the benefit of current and future generations … Continue reading

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Investigation finds few hospitals comply with indoor air quality standards

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Mayor Johnson estimates 29 hospitals in central London will still be exposed to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) levels exceeding the World Health Organisation guideline and legal limit in 2020 Clean Air in London (CAL) has found only four of 10 NHS … Continue reading

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Mayor Johnson and current Government must join Labour apology on diesel

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Mayor Johnson and current Government must join Labour apology on diesel Simon Birkett, Founder and Director of Clean Air in London, said: “Clean Air in London welcomes Labour’s admission of previous Government blunders favouring diesel over petrol.  We eagerly await … Continue reading

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Oxford Street has already breached nitrogen dioxide hourly limit value for 2015

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Oxford Street breached the nitrogen dioxide (NO2) hourly limit value for the whole of 2015 on 4 January.  Putney High Street expected to breach on 5 January.  Brixton Road will breach soon Mayor has taken a succession of backward steps on … Continue reading

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Most-read stories of 2014

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A look back at the campaign letters and media releases that proved the most popular in 2014. January First ever rankings for Top 10 death rates for every borough in London http://cleanair.london/hot-topics/first-ever-rankings-of-top-10-death-rates-for-every-london-borough/ February Europe at its ‘best’ takes legal action … Continue reading

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EAC report on air pollution slams Government and has no plaudits for Mayor

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Best report yet from the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) on air pollution slams the Government for five years of inaction and adds no credibility to the Mayor’s claims of success in London EAC puts forward a comprehensive and practical package … Continue reading

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Mayor publishes health study revealing deaths attributable to NO2

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‘Clean Air in London’ (CAL) estimates 5,061 deaths attributable to dangerous airborne particles (PM2.5) in London in 2020 and 5,159 in 2025.  These compare with the Mayor’s estimate of 4,267 for PM2.5 in 2008.  CAL estimates 2,684 deaths attributable to … Continue reading

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‘Clean Air in London’ emphatically supports Cycle Superhighways

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Clean Air in London emphatically supports East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways However, Mayor Johnson must be honest about their impacts and address these in full.  CAL wants the Mayor to accelerate the implementation of the CSH and mitigate in full … Continue reading

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Laughable | Mayor wins prestigious Award for ‘New taxi for London’ project

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Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) announced the winners of the City Climate Leadership Awards 2014 at a ceremony held on Monday night in New York City. The Awards honour cities all over the world for excellence … Continue reading

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Mayor is destroying the taxi industry in London

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Taxi and Private Hire Services in London.  Letter to Caroline Pidgeon AM, MBE. I am sending this submission on Taxi and Private Hire Services in London on behalf of Clean Air in London (CAL) to the London Assembly Transport Committee’s inquiry into … Continue reading

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Boris takes backward steps on his own ULEZ

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Mayor announces plans for £10 daily charge for pre-Euro 6 diesel vehicles entering the central congestion charging area from 2020 after previously planning a ban Simon Birkett, Founder and Director of Clean Air in London, said: “Boris is backtracking on … Continue reading

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Clean Air in Cities Awards 2014

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Clean Air in Cities Awards recognise 24 contributions to improving air quality London Air Quality Network receives award and special mention  John Tomlinson becomes an Honorary Founder Supporter Clean Air in London (CAL) announces its second annual Clean Air in … Continue reading

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Licensed Taxi Drivers Association supports our air pollution campaign

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Licenced Taxi Drivers Association supports Clean Air in London’s campaign to build public understanding of air pollution The Licenced Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) has agreed to support Clean Air in London’s (CAL’s) campaign to build public understanding of air pollution. … Continue reading