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London's Ultra Low Emission Zone

On Dec 16, 2020
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London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone: 🏭 Reduces toxic emissions from road transport 🚲 Encourages shift to sustainable mobility 🏙️ Shrinks gap in pollution levels between most & least advantaged areas ➡️https://t.co/7WL7GEG0ix #PrizeforCities #SustainableCities @MayorofLondon https://t.co/dVY1Q6s0X5
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Toxic air pollution is a public health, environmental and social justice issue. People in the poorest parts of London suffer the worst effects, while being the least likely to own a car.

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On Dec 16, 2020
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London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone: 🏭 Reduces toxic emissions from road transport 🚲 Encourages shift to sustainable mobility 🏙️ Shrinks gap in pollution levels between most & least advantaged areas ➡️https://t.co/7WL7GEG0ix #PrizeforCities #SustainableCities @MayorofLondon https://t.co/dVY1Q6s0X5
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London's Ultra Low Emission Zone

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone

Toxic air pollution is a public health, environmental and social justice issue. People in the poorest parts of London suffer the worst effects, while being the least likely to own a car.

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

13,500 fewer polluting cars are being driven into central London since the ULEZ was implemented.

Tough air quality rules are making a difference, says London’s mayor

Tough air quality rules are making a difference, says London’s mayor

Since 2016, when Saqid Khan was elected London mayor, there's been a 94% reduction of the number of people living in areas that exceed the legal limit for nitrogen dioxide levels.

First month of Mayor’s ULEZ sees 74 per cent of vehicles comply

First month of Mayor’s ULEZ sees 74 per cent of vehicles comply

Number of older, more polluting non-compliant vehicles has reduced by 9,400 on an average day.

London's ultra-low emission zone: good or bad idea?

London's ultra-low emission zone: good or bad idea?

Campaigners say it will cut pollution, but opponents claim it will hit poor people hardest

Guest post: “The ULEZ is a bold measure – but a vital one.”

Guest post: “The ULEZ is a bold measure – but a vital one.”

London’s toxic air is an invisible killer and amounts to nothing short of a public health crisis. Thousands die prematurely every year in our city as

London gets world's first 24-hour air pollution charge zone

London gets world's first 24-hour air pollution charge zone

London is the first city in the world to implement a 24-hour, seven day a week Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), inside which vehicles will have to meet tough emissions standards or face a ...

Public Health England publishes air pollution evidence review

Public Health England publishes air pollution evidence review

The review aims to create a ‘clean air generation’ of children, and make sure new developments are clean by design.

Are we witnessing the death of the car?

Are we witnessing the death of the car?

Cities around the world are seeing dwindling numbers of fossil-fuel powered cars on their streets, and many are planning to keep it that way after lockdowns ease.

World Car-Free Day on 22 September a great opportunity to reduce air pollution

World Car-Free Day on 22 September a great opportunity to reduce air pollution

Every year on or around 22 September, cities across the globe celebrate World Car-Free Day, encouraging motorists to give up their cars for a day. The event highlights the numerous benefits ...

Ten things govt must do to stifle smog

Ten things govt must do to stifle smog

For the second month, Bangkok's air pollution remains at extremely hazardous levels, with particulate matter (PM) 2.5 often as high as 150 microgrammes per cubic metre of air.

London slaps new charge on dirty cars for cleaner air

London slaps new charge on dirty cars for cleaner air

A new toll is now being enforced on dirty cars entering central London in an effort to reduce the toxic levels of air pollution that kill thousands of people in the capital city each year.