England & Wales, Scotland Climate action and sustainable development , Communities and society , Health and social care , Transport and infrastructure

Fighting to breathe fresh, clean air: regulations, policy direction and citizens taking a stand



The dire health and environmental implications of air pollution are well known. Poor air quality kills more people globally than smoking and costs the global economy trillions of pounds. Many practices that cause poor air quality also emit greenhouse gases that are responsible for global warming. We take a look at efforts by local government in the UK and elsewhere to tackle the issue.

Please sign in

You need to be a Global Local subscriber or an LGIU member to read this article.

Sign in or set up an account