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Campaign success

Campaign success

A petition and campaign by BFOE, working with local residents, in 2019-20 saw off a scheme to widen the Moseley Road A435 and take down the street trees through Balsall Heath, during lockdown. A factor in its being abandoned was that the foot-ways would have been too...

How does air pollution affect health?

How does air pollution affect health?

Air pollution adversely impacts people's health; the risk of developing diseases increases due to exposure to air pollution, such as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, and cancers (House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee,2010). Air quality has been...

Air pollution in the UK

Hello. I’ll start this article with a definition: air pollution is caused when particulates, chemicals and biological materials are introduced into the atmosphere. These materials can cause discomfort or disease to humans. They also cause many hundreds of thousands of...