UK to set limits on harmful airborne particles

A new UK target will be set to protect people from the effects of breathing in tiny particles.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
Aug. 19, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: air-pollution uk-air-pollution department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

Coronavirus: Lockdown prompts clear fall in UK air pollution

Ground monitoring stations in major British cities detect clear reductions in two major pollutants.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
March 31, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: pollution air-pollution space-exploration coronavirus-lockdown-measures

More precious than gold: Why the metal palladium is soaring

The price of the precious metal palladium has hit a record high of $2,500 an ounce as demand rises.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 20, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: pollution air-pollution uk-air-pollution

Climate change: Airlines accused of 'putting profit before planet'

A British Airways insider says the industry deliberately fills planes with extra fuel to save costs.

By Justin Rowlatt • bbcnews
Nov. 10, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: environment air-pollution british-airways

Families fight against toxic dust from Italy's Ilva steelworks

A steel plant in Taranto moves to tackle pollution, but locals say it is too little, too late.

By Denise Hruby & Thomas Cristofoletti • bbcnews
Sept. 17, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: pollution italy air-pollution

Ultra Low Emission Zone: London's new pollution charge begins

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay a fee to enter the centre of the city.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 8, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: london air-pollution uk-air-pollution ultra-low-emission-zone-ulez transport-for-london

What does air pollution do to our bodies?

The countdown begins to the launch of one of the world's boldest attempts to tackle air pollution.

By David Shukman • bbcnews
April 2, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: air-pollution uk-air-pollution

Air pollution: Cars should be banned near schools says public health chief

The comments come as Public Health England publishes new recommendations on improving air quality.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
March 11, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: public-health air-pollution uk-air-pollution

Watch how air pollution moves across Europe

See an animation showing the concentration and movement of nitrogen dioxide through the atmosphere.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Jan. 14, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  climate-change  pollution  air-pollution  space-exploration  european-union

China-backed coal projects prompt climate change fears

A new unit at a Serbian coal-fired power station focuses concerns on China's role in global warming.

By David Shukman • bbcnews
Nov. 22, 2018 ~7 min

Tags: climate-change china air-pollution serbia

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