How can schools have safer air? DRAFT

Ella Kissi Debra - on the left as you face the image - and her mum Rosamund

Children and young people are particularly vulnerable to the adverse health effects of poor air quality as their bodies (including lungs and brains) are still developing and they breathe faster than adults – so take in proportionally more air. 99.8% of schools in England are in areas where outdoor PM2.5 is modelled above WHO levels. …

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PM2.5 and O3 act synergistically

bad effects of fine particulate matter PM2.5 and ozone multiply up. Through the intersection of existing inequalities in health, structural racism, and other forms of discrimination, climate change acts as a threat multiplier, exacerbating existing drivers of poor health for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Do you want to know the levels of outdoor air pollution in your area?

There are lots of free and freely available air pollution monitoring systems that could tell you.Before you choose which system is best for you, please remember that there is no safe level of air pollution.The English guideline levels are set at much dirtier – which means riskier – levels than those from the World Health …

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LCAW / Bloomsbury festival: how bad is the air pollution?

exterior entrance to foundling court, in Brunswick Centre, with Breathe London sensor shown outlined in pink
Brunswick TRA successfully bid to get a BREATHE LONDON sensor:we've got lots of green trees and small parks nearby and wanted to know if that was enough to protect us from air pollution. Here's our sensor results from March 2022 til August 2023: These graphs show we're missing the UK objectives, WHO daily and annual ...

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Bloomsbury Silks

‘Silks of Bloomsbury’ have been created by residents of Bloomsbury, Holborn and King’s Cross through free workshops as part of the 2023 Bloomsbury Festival. In my workshop we all brought our individual specific ideas and photos to illustrate our local heritage.I brought along images of the gorgeous 200 year old Bloomsbury plane – outside my front …

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