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

Birmingham car ban: How would the scheme work?

A scheme to stop cars travelling across the city has been proposed, but how would it actually work?

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 15, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: uk-air-pollution birmingham birmingham-city-council

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

London's ULEZ

New restrictions on drivers come into force in central London today, so how do these compare with the rest of the word?

By Matt McGrath • bbcnews
April 7, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: climate-change uk-air-pollution ultra-low-emission-zone-ulez

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

Ella Kissi-Debrah 'pollution' death: Backing for new inquest

Nine-year-old Ella died from asthma but her family believe air pollution caused her health to fail.

By Claire Marshall • bbcnews
Jan. 11, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: uk-air-pollution lewisham

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