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UK Supreme Court orders Government to take immediate action on air pollution

29 April 2015

The Supreme Court orders the UK Government to draw up new air pollution action plans by the end of 2015.
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New Methodology for monitoring black carbon emissions

31 March 2015

The CCAC have funded the development of a new methodology for quantifying and monitoring black carbon emissions.
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EEA release State of the Environment Report 2015

18 February 2015

The European Environment Agency have published the European Environment: State and Outlook 2015 report.
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News from the UN climate summit

24 September 2014

World leaders gathered for the UN secretary general's climate summit in New York.
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Fourth Carbon Budget announced

22 July 2014

Government decides not to change the Fourth Carbon Budget.
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Air pollution now kills twice as many as HIV/AIDS

5 June 2014

A new report by the OECD says air pollution now kills twice as many people as HIV/AIDS, and is the biggest environmental cause of premature death.
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WHO class outdoor air pollution as carcinogenic

17 October 2013

WHO announced that outdoor air pollution is a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths.
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Traffic pollution’s link to asthma quantified

28 March 2013

Living near busy roads could account for 14% of childhood asthma cases, according to research published in the journal of the European Respiratory Society.
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London mayor wants ultra-low emissions zone in 2020

13 February 2013

The central London congestion charge area could be turned into an ‘ultra-low emission zone’ (ULEZ) from 2020, mayor Boris Johnson said on 13 February.
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Carbon price hits all-time low

23 January 2013

The price of carbon allowances under the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) has hit a new low, dropping below €5 a tonne for the first time.
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