Air pollution

Clean air is essential for a healthy life. More than 400,000 early deaths are caused each year by air pollution in Europe. We are all affected but some, especially children and older people, are more vulnerable than others. We are fighting for everybody’s right to breathe clean air.

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Air pollution

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Air pollution

  • people at sunset, London, UK

    UK government has “missed the point” on air pollution super-inquiry

    Environmental lawyers say the UK government has made soft commitments on MPs’ ‘super-inquiry’ into illegal levels of air pollution.

  • St Paul's Cathedral, London

    Metro mayors call on UK government for clean air action

    Metropolitan mayors across the UK have called on the government for stronger actions to clean up the UK’s illegal levels of air pollution.

  • Image shows cars on a road from above

    Diesel investigation hots up in Germany with Audi arrest

    The chief executive of carmaker Audi has been arrested in Germany by prosecutors probing the diesel emissions scandal. 

  • Image shows VW Beetle car on a beach

    German VW fine means all emissions cheats on the hook

    Car maker Volkswagen has been fined €1bn by German prosecutors for emissions cheating. ClientEarth lawyer Ugo Taddei says this means all emissions cheats are now on the hook

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    Simon Alcock

  • Ellen Baker, Communications, ClientEarth

    Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Emilie Debatty, Programme Assistant, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Emilie Debatty

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

  • Ilona Jędrasik

  • Sabrina Kon, Development and Programme Officer, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Sabrina Kon

  • Andrea Lee

  • Catherine Maguire, Community Campaign Network Coordinator, Clean Air Team, ClientEarth

    Catherine Maguire

  • Denitsa Mladenova, Programme Officer, Strategic Litigation, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Denitsa Mladenova

  • Katherine Nield, UK Clean Air Lawyer, ClientEarth

    Katherine Nield

  • Dominic Phinn, Business Engagement Co-Ordinator, Environmental Lawyers ClientEarth

    Dominic Phinn

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