Mayor Boris still lagging on carbon targets, warns London Assembly

Dec 1, 2015

“In related news, a major new report has found that nearly a quarter of all school children and close to half the workforce in London are exposed to illegal and harmful levels of air pollution.

“The study, which comes from think tank Policy Exchange and King’s College London, analysed data from over 100 air quality monitoring sites across London. It found several areas currently have levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) nearly four times the legal limit, with deprived parts of London more likely to be affected by harmful levels of pollution. Meanwhile, over 30 per cent of all London’s schools are said to experience air that is over the NO2 limit.”

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