Video and words from SWNS A teenage campaigner has warned that automated air fresheners could be emitting harmful levels of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals in our homes. Tom Hunt, 14, from Chesham, Bucks, has been conducting research on
LBC presenter, Nick Ferrari, clashed with the Green party's Greater London Assembly member, Caroline Russel, after the radio host suggested that the city's cycle lanes were contributing to London's poor air quality. The presenter
A Coke can from 1988 has been found on a beach near Edinburgh by volunteers clearing up rubbish. The aluminium can, which features the logo of the Seoul Olympics, was among more than 400 items of rubbish collected from Cramond Beach. One
Indeed, online searches for anti-pollution skincare, that protects against urban environmental damage, are up by 73 per cent. Liberty, the London-based luxury department store, has also seen a spike of 166 per cent in people purchasing from its anti-pollution skincare range. Dr Ross Perry, medical director of CosmedicsUK, has revealed that experts have been concerned for a while about the effect of pollution on our skin.
Divers have found a plastic bag lying 36,000ft below the surface of the Pacific, in the Mariana Trench, the deepest point in the world's oceans. The new find was highlighted among 30,000 pieces of man-made debris seen in the deep ocean,
Air pollution has been a hot-button issue for the UK, with Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal the spark that started a still-raging war against private cars and diesel vehicles in particular. And it's easy to see why – with
A new study has revealed that exposure to 'safe' levels of air pollution during pregnancy can lead to longterm mental health conditions in children.
Earth's more populated places tend to be very well-lit, which is good for navigation and safety, but not to so good for night time itself. See also: Incredible ways to see the Northern Lights See also: Explore England after dark A new study
From today, motorists driving into the very centre of London may have a new fee to contend with. That's because, in addition to the well-established London Congestion Charge, a new payment requirement has become necessary for drivers of
New proposals from Oxford city council and Oxfordshire county council could see the city become the first in the UK to ban petrol and diesel cars from the centre. Oxford plans to create Britain's first "zero-emission zone" by 2020.
This is the slightly bizarre moment Paris went car-free for a day. Caught on camera, the scenes show one of the busiest cities in the world completely car-free with pedestrians able to roam the street without fear of being knocked down and, more
With the number of premature deaths linked to air pollution at around 40,000 per year, plans to build special tunnels that absorb emissions have been announced by Highways England. However, its idea to build special 'tents' over roads to
'Pollution tunnels' could be used on motorways in England to cut levels of dangerous pollutants near residential areas. Highways England said that it had previously performed tests on such a system on the M62 near Manchester in 2015,
Speed bumps may soon be no more on British roads as part of the government's plan to cut pollution. It has emerged that the unpopular bumps are actually bad for the environment as they create higher levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Councils
A study has found children are at greater risk of dangerous levels of air pollution when traveling inside a car than when outside a vehicle. Writing for the Guardian, professor Sir David King has found that walking to school or cycling is actually
The government is proposing a number of measures to tackle air pollution in the UK, including changing the speed limit on motorways from 70mph to 60mph. Officials say that vehicles emit more harmful emissions when cars travel at higher speeds
Authorities in Barcelona are set to ban old cars from driving in the city on working days. According to The Guardian, the initiative, which comes into effect in 2019, will see all cars built before January 1997 and vans built before October 1994
At first glance, it's hard to know what this man had planned for this swan - but it turns out he was being a very kind citizen indeed. Stefan Broeckling was feeding the swans in Duesseldorf, Germany, when he noticed that one swan was