Tag Archives: Lambeth

London’s black communities disproportionately exposed to air pollution – study 

Black, African and Caribbean people are exposed to higher illegal nitrogen dioxide levels than the percentage of the population they account for Black communities in London are disproportionately more likely to breathe illegal levels of air pollution than white and … Continue reading

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Revealed: The inner London schools where children breathe toxic air 

Nearly one in four school children in London are being forced to breathe air so filthy that it breaches EU legal limits, a shock report warned today. In findings which will alarm many parents, it was revealed that 328,000 pupils … 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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Lambeth gets tough on polluting drivers

Fines will be issued to bus and taxi drivers who leave their engines running as part of an effort to tackle high levels of air pollution in Lambeth. Figures from campaign group Clean Air London showed that some roads in … Continue reading

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Lambeth council accused of ‘cover up’ over air pollution deaths

The Green Party has accused Labour-controlled Lambeth council of a ‘cover up’ after a Green council motion was amended to remove references to over 100 annual deaths in Lambeth linked to air pollution. The Labour amendment also deleted references to … Continue reading

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