Everything tagged with pollution

Discussion: Diesel Fumes will Kill More London Cyclists than traffic

We need to start becoming more vocal about diesel fumes, dirty vehicles and a need for tough legislation on clean air.  The statistics on potential deaths from particulates are remarkable.  29000 annual early deaths in the UK are caused ...

Discussion: Gas masks at the ready! Silvertown tunnel campaigners publish latest air pollution figures.

The results of the latest citizen science study into motor vehicle air pollution in southeast and east London have been published today by the No to Silvertown Tunnel campaign and allied groups. The London Cycling Campaign is firmly oppo...

Discussion: Silvertown Tunnel campaign needs your support

As you may be aware, the No to Silvertown Tunnel campaign has been going for a while now. It has featured much in the local media, and to date staged two citizen science experiments looking at air quality in Greenwich and Lewisham boroug...

Blog post: Motoring taxes would have to triple to cover costs to society, says new think tank report

Motoring taxes fail to cover two-thirds of the costs imposed on society by motor vehicle use, according to a new report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), which calls for an end to delays in fuel duty increases. Rejecting any...