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Huge cruise ships will worsen London air pollution, campaigners warn 

Resident groups mounting a high court challenge to plans for a new wharf in Greenwich say diesel emissions from docked liners would breach legal limits Toxic fumes from large cruise liners powered by giant diesel engines will worsen London’s air pollution … Continue reading

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Revealed: London’s air pollution ‘is making thousands more people die early each year’

Thousands more Londoners are dying early each year due to toxic air than previously thought, ground-breaking research reveals today. The study by respected academics has the death toll from air pollution in the capital hitting nearly 10,000 a year. For … Continue reading

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London’s toxic air ‘has already caused over 1,300 premature deaths this year’

More than 1,300 Londoners have already died prematurely due to toxic air so far this year, campaigners warned today. The shocking death toll includes over 60 estimated fatalities linked to “killer” pollution in Barnet, Croydon and Bromley, and more than … Continue reading

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Air pollution affects my life on a day-to-day basis

Rosalind Dalton has lived in the Royal Borough of Greenwich for 25 years, close to the A102 pictured. A couple of years ago she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease COPD. This is a condition often associated with smoking, … Continue reading

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