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Your wellbeing and the health of our planet go hand in hand

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Your wellbeing and the health of our planet go hand in hand

health

Your wellbeing and the health of our planet go hand in hand

  • children biking for story saying UK government makes last ditch bid to delay essential clean air plans

    UK Government makes last-ditch bid to delay essential clean air plans

    The UK Government made a last-ditch bid to delay publication of its air quality plans on Friday evening, citing “pre-election proprietary rules”.

  • St Paul and Millennium Bridge at night with blue sky and moon

    London Ultra Low Emission Zone could be introduced in 2019

    The Mayor of London has announced the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will come into effect in April 2019, a year earlier than planned.

  • Picture of the river Seine in Paris at sunset

    New emissions testing could slash air pollution

    The mayors of London and Paris have announced an on-the-road emissions testing scheme for new cars and vans. The UK government should follow suit.

  • waterloo bridge in London

    Gaping hole in UK government’s Budget where diesel measures should have been

    The chancellor has failed to grasp the severity of the UK’s air quality crisis. He should have imposed a first-year tax on diesel vehicles.

  • “We work every day to find ways to promote the use of alternatives to harmful chemicals that can be in all the products we buy and in the environment. There are thousands of chemicals that can be a threat for our health and the environment, therefore we have thousands of reasons to work to improve chemicals legislation, increasing transparency and banning chemicals of concern.”

    Vito Buonsante
    Law and Policy Adviser, Health and Environment

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