houses and roads

This recent article in the Guardian will worry many who own houses in traffic heavy urban areas like London, Bristol and other cities. But making people more aware in this way of the problem of living in conditions of poor air quality may hasten action to reduce it.

 

en lawThe Environmental Audit Comittee lambasts the proposed environmental standards in this draft Environmental Bill designed for when we have left the EU, saying it ‘severely downgrades’ the environmental principles presently used to guide EU law and policy.

 

air p screenA 60 metre screen made of live plants is being deployed in Sheffield to help ameliorate air pollution outside schools. The full story can be found here

 

bristol air pollution 3A symbolic protest was made yesterday at how the climate crisis is being exacerbated by Bristol's continued feet dragging on production of its Clean Air Policy.

 

whatnextOnce the big day is over, what next? What else can we do as citizens, individually or together, to improve air quality? How can we best persuade our institutions and politicians to act, and change our own polluting habits?

walkingWe're on record as advocating walking as an alternative to causing pollution by driving. So we're planning to "walk the talk" on Clean Air Day Bishopston following our evening event.

cad2019We think that everyone can help make small steps towards cleaning up our air.

BTPWe have an exciting series of events and activities lined up for Clean Air Day 2019. Here are the details so far of what's on and how you can join in.

car pollution 2Pressure continues to mount to get the Council to take significant action to improve Bristol's air quality with a new campaign - Fight for Fair Air - now started by the local independent news publication, The Bristol Cable.

ULEZIt might be hoped that BCC is inspired by the implementation of London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone to make a Bristol ULEZ the central plank of its still to be formulated Clean Air policy. And maybe London's Mums for Lungs organisation will lead to the creation of a local Bristol Branch?

 

REMEMBER!: the Clean Air Bishopston team is small and purely voluntary, wants to do a lot more to enhance this web site and extend our project, but needs YOU!! Please get in touch with your contributions, comments, suggestions, offers of help, or for some other reason: click here to reach our contact form.
 

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