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‘Clean Air’ Scorecard for 2024

‘Clean Air’ Scorecard 2024 Clean Air in London’s (“CAL’s”) scorecard for the Mayoral and London Assembly elections on 2 May 2024 will be updated here. Version 1.0: CAL-529-Ranking-of-Mayoral-manifestos–2024_Version-1.0_020324 CAL has ...

Ella’s Law

Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill Almost exactly 70 years after the Great Smog killed some 4,000 people in London (5-9 December 1952), Baroness Jones’ Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill (“CAHR ...

‘Clean Air in London’ calls for “Ella’s Law” after landmark verdict

Landmark verdict confirms that air pollution significantly caused and significantly contributed to the death of Ella Roberta Adoo Kissi-Debrah on 15 February 2013. ‘Clean Air in London’ calls for new ...

Inquest touching the death of Ella Roberta Adoo Kissi-Debrah

The inquest into the death of Ella Roberta Adoo Kissi-Debrah on 15 February 2013 is to be held before Deputy Coroner Philip Barlow at 16 Tooley Street, London SE1 2HQ ...

Defra must comply fully with the Aarhus Convention

Clean Air in London’s response to Defra Consultation on the UK’s Implementation Report 2021 The Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation and Decision Making and Access to Justice in ...

Sixth Global Environment Outlook GEO6

UN Environment’s sixth Global Environmental Outlook (GEO6) was published at UNEA4.   GEO6 is the most comprehensive report on the global environment since 2012. It: covers air, land, oceans/marine, freshwater ...

‘Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill’ published with full legal text

Baroness Jenny Jones (Green Party) ‘introduced’ the Clean Air (Human Rights) Bill to the House of Lords on 5 July 2018 i.e. the 62nd anniversary of the first Clean Air ...

Blame Maggie Thatcher and every Government since for knowingly poisoning us with carcinogenic diesel fumes

Blame Maggie Thatcher and every Government since for knowingly poisoning us with carcinogenic diesel fumes Government’s new nitrogen dioxide (NO2) plan reveals bigger problems and less action than expected and ...

QC Opinion for ‘Clean Air in London’ on Air Quality Law (including Heathrow)

Simon Birkett, Founder and Director of Clean Air in London, said: “The law about air pollution is not being properly applied.  So ‘Clean Air in London’ (CAL) asked Harrison Grant, ...

Airport expansion at Heathrow or Gatwick would breach air pollution laws

Airports Commission: Consultation on Air Quality Assessment Airport expansion at Heathrow would cause aggravated breaches of nitrogen dioxide limit values and be unlawful Airport expansion at Gatwick would not be ...

Major victory for ClientEarth enforcing nitrogen dioxide laws

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has unanimously ordered that the government must submit a proper new air quality plan for the UK to the European Commission no later than ...

Defra condemned for proposals scrapping local air pollution monitoring

Consultation on proposals to improve local air quality management (LAQM) in England Defra is proposing modified Option 3 from its 2013 consultation on LAQM (now Option 1), that was rejected ...

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Clean Air in Cities app

Download our app to keep up to date with air pollution at your location

The app shows current levels of ozone (O3) and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) globally and the health impact of long-term exposure to PM2.5 for populations in England