What is in the air we breathe?
What could our cities do differently?
Breathing polluted air causes heart attacks, strokes, and lung cancer. It makes respiratory conditions such as asthma or bronchitis worse. 1
Diesel cars cause more air pollution than petrol cars, but have lower carbon emissions. 2
Air Pollution is linked to one in every eight premature deaths worldwide. 3
Air pollution costs the residents of Europe an immense 1.4 trillion euros through the sickness and fatalities it causes. 4
There is usually more air pollution on one side of a busy street than the other, so crossing the street could help save your lungs and your life. 5
67% of Europeans think that climate change is a "very serious problem". 6