Air pollution is a huge concern in London, with poor air quality contributing to 10,000 early deaths in the capital every year and 40,000 across the UK.
Less-Stress London will be reporting regularly on this topic, raising awareness of current pollution levels and informing you of the progress of plans to tackle the problem.
This week there are two events of interest on this subject:
Air Quality — Creating a Healthier City
14 June, 08.30-12.00, at The Royal Danish Embassy, 55 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9SR
Organised by The Liveable City, the seminar will discuss solutions to make London healthier for all, improving air quality and reducing pollution, as well as the challenges faced in changing the status quo. The session will be chaired by Dr Gary Fuller, from the Environmental Research Group, King’s College London, and speakers will include Elliot Treharne, Air Quality Manager at the Greater London Authority.
For tickets visit www.eventbrite.co.uk
Breathe Easy Week
This week is Breathe Easy Week, the British Lung Foundation’s annual event to raise awareness on lung conditions, air pollution and clean air. There will be events around the country at local communities, shopping centres and supermarkets.
For more information visit www.blf.org.uk