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    Forget terrorists - you're a million times more likely to die from illness caused by London's toxic air levels. Time for the snowflakes to jump off the orbital before it's too late.

    Thankfully the problem goes away once the UK leaves the EU as the UK is no longer bound to EU limits on pollution.


    London is widely recognised as the worst area for air pollution in the UK, although there is growing evidence that dangerously polluted air is damaging people’s health in towns and cities across the country.

    Khan added: “We should be ashamed that our young people – the next generation of Londoners – are being exposed to these tiny particles of toxic dust that are seriously damaging their lungs and shortening their life expectancy. I understand this is really difficult for Londoners, but that’s why I felt it was so important that I made this information public so people really understand the scale of the challenge we face in London.”

    The mayor’s office said approximately half of PM2.5 in London is from sources outside the city. However, the main sources of PM2.5 emissions in London are from tyre and brake wear, construction and wood burning.

    Last week Khan unveiled plans to limit the use of wood-burning stoves in the capital from 2025 and tighten up regulations to make sure all new stoves from 2022 are as clean as possible.

    He has also set out a range of plans to tackle pollution from diesel cars in the capital. The first stage, the new T-Charge, which will charge older, more polluting vehicles entering central London, starts later this month.

    The figures were revealed as it emerged that the government has failed to bring down the number of regions across the UK with illegal levels of air pollution despite being ordered to by the courts.

    According to figures submitted by ministers to the European Commission, 37 out of 43 zones across the UK are still in breach of pollution limits – the same number as in 2015 – despite the government being under a supreme court order to bring pollution down as soon as possible.

    Clean air campaigners criticised the government’s inaction and welcomed Khan’s plans, which include the introduction of an ultra low emission zone in 2019.

    But they called on the mayor to take more urgent, immediate action in light of the scale of the crisis.

    Paul Morozzo, a clean air campaigner at Greenpeace, said: “London air isn’t safe to breathe. Every person in London is affected by this crisis – old or young, healthy or ill. The air you breathe in London is putting your health at risk now and in the future, whether you realise it or not.

    “Restricting diesel will make a big difference to both PM and nitrogen oxide air pollution in London, which is why the mayor has no choice but to get tough on cleaning up our roads.”

    source: https://www.theguardian.com/environm...c-air-particle
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    Forget terrorists - you're a million times more likely to die from illness caused by London's toxic air levels. Time for the snowflakes to jump off the orbital before it's too late.

    Thankfully the problem goes away once the UK leaves the EU as the UK is no longer bound to EU limits on pollution.





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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    You're a million times more likely to die from a good kicking off somebody who has met you.
    especially if it's me, on a bad day.
    or even on a good day
    Entropy is NOT what it used to be.
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    snowflakes - always the first to start a fight.
    “We've always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements. But we lost all that. Or perhaps we've just forgotten that we are still pioneers. And we've barely begun. And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by scooterscot View Post
    snowflakes - always the first to start a fight.
    and finish it bampot
    Entropy is NOT what it used to be.
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