Mayoral candidates urged to sign up to Air Pollution Manifesto

7 April 2021

Describing it as having deadly impacts on outdoor workers, and being the UK’s largest environmental risk to health with 40,000 early deaths a year, the British Safety Council (BSC) has launched a new campaign to tackle air pollution.

Air pollution linked to a higher risk of irreversible sight loss

2 February 2021

A study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology has found that small increases in air pollution are associated with more cases of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of permanent vision loss in people aged over 60.