News Roundup (11-17 March)
How Can You Stop Air Pollution Harming Your School Children?
"Headteachers can implement ‘anti-idling’ policies that forbid parents from keeping their engines running during car drop-offs and pick ups"
"The data is unequivocal. We need more action now."
Air pollution at Finchley school 80% over limit
"According to Public Health England, air pollution is responsible for an estimated 162 early deaths per year in Barnet alone".
"Council leader Richard Cornelius and Labour leader Barry Rawlings pledged to enforce air quality regulations across the borough"
"Government has 'clear responsibility to take urgent action' on air pollution"
"Four select committees (...) call for a new clean air act, a clean air fund and a national air quality support programme".
"air pollution a 'national health emergency""