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London mayor Sadiq Khan launches low-emission bus zone‎ 

The first of 12 low-emission bus zones (LEBZ) has been launched by London mayor Sadiq Khan as part of his strategy to tackle air pollution. It was established earlier in Putney High Street, one of the most polluted areas of … 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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More die of lung diseases in Wandsworth than national average – 4,000 remain undiagnosed

More people are dying of lung diseases in Wandsworth than the national average, and thousands remain undiagnosed with potentially fatal conditions according to health bosses. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an umbrella term for a number of respiratory diseases, make … Continue reading

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