Sunday, 30 September 2018

Poisoning the Next Generation in the UK?


The UN has suggested that the failure of the UK government to protect its children from the negative effects of illegally high (on EU measures) air pollution is infringing their human rights (https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/761226/UK-air-pollution-London-clean-air-UN ). Children are especially susceptible to both particulates and nitrous oxides- influencing, it is claimed, their longevity, proneness to respiratory problems and even their intellectual development. In spite of this, very little appears to has been done to reduce this type of pollution (particularly around schools in major cities like London).

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