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

  • Two women cycling

    ClientEarth goes to court to defend Brussels residents’ right to breathe clean air

    ClientEarth and five local residents have taken their battle to court today against the Brussels regional government for failing to address illegal levels of air pollution and inadequately monitoring toxic air in the city.

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    Twin coal plants in Greece face court challenge over illegal pollution

    Environmental lawyers have launched a case against two of Greece’s major coal plants for their failure to comply with EU law.

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    ClientEarth and WWF take Italy’s most polluting coal plant to court

    Italy’s dirtiest coal plant faces losing its permit as international lawyers launch legal action against its toxic pollution.

  • cycle london

    ClientEarth launches new UK air pollution legal action

    ClientEarth is taking legal action against the UK Government for a third time over its persistent failure to deal with illegal air pollution across the country.

  • Resources

    Air pollution team

  • Simon Alcock, Communications and Public Affairs Manager

    Simon Alcock

  • Alan Andrews

  • Ellen Baker, Communications, ClientEarth

    Ellen Baker

  • Jon Bennett

  • Karla Hill, Director of Programmes, ClientEarth

    Karla Hill

  • Ilona Jędrasik

  • Andrea Lee

  • Amy Rose, Head of Strategic Litation, ClientEarth

    Amy Rose

  • Ugo Taddei

  • Agnieszka Warso-Buchanan

  • Related documents

    ClientEarth Document Library

    Air pollution archive

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