A 2019 study by King's College London and Imperial College London found around 1,000 London hospital admissions for asthma and serious lung conditions every year were caused by poor air quality in the capital.
Civil liberty experts have warned that peaceful protest is under threat in the UK, after the environmental campaigners were targeted with pre-emptive arrest and "unworkable restrictions" were placed on this week's Extinction Rebellion demonstrations.
Climate activists will target Britain's parliament and other institutions of power next week when it restarts large-scale protests for the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak.
People are more likely to catch Covid-19 in areas with bad air pollution because particles can 'carry' the virus, scientists have claimed.
Raw sewage was discharged for more than 1,000 hours from a Thames Water overflow pipe into an environmental wetland at the Olympic Park last year, the Guardian can reveal.
London has had dramatic improvements in its air quality since the coronavirus lockdown, with dangerous emissions at some of the capital's busiest roads and junctions falling by almost 50%.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.