Friends of the Earth Cardiff - air pollution http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/taxonomy/term/664/all en Sign up to stop air pollution http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/sign-stop-air-pollution <p><img src="/files/foecardiff/images/air_pollution_girl.jpg" alt="Girl wearing pollution mask in front of polluted town" width="313" height="200" /></p> <p>Millions of people in the UK breathe air full of dangerous gases and toxic particles. The Royal College of Physicians say that 40,000 deaths a year in the UK are linked to air pollution.</p> <p>We all have the right to breathe safe air. It&rsquo;s shocking how little the Government is doing. Dirty air regularly breaks the legal limits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/sign-stop-air-pollution">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/sign-stop-air-pollution#comments Air quality air pollution Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:52:35 +0000 Chris 613 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Appeal against air pollution ruling http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/appeal-against-air-pollution-ruling <p><img width="500" height="375" alt="Houses with smoke rising from Tremorfa Steelworks behind them" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Tremorfa_steelworks_2.jpg" /></p> <p>Tremofa Steelworks. <em>Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/appeal-against-air-pollution-ruling">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/appeal-against-air-pollution-ruling#comments Air quality air pollution climate change Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:57:51 +0000 Chris 484 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk 2015 air quality breeches http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/2015-air-quality-breeches <p><img width="500" height="375" alt="Houses with steelworks issuing smoke behind" src="/files/foecardiff/images/Tremorfa_steelworks_2.jpg" /></p> <p>Tremofa Steelworks. <em>Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth</em></p> <p>Environmental lawyers ClientEarth took the Government to court for not tackling high levels of air pollution in the UK.</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/2015-air-quality-breeches">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/2015-air-quality-breeches#comments Air quality air pollution Tue, 20 Dec 2011 23:21:07 +0000 Chris 475 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Air pollution health risks http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/air-pollution-health-risks <p><img width="500" height="375" src="/files/foecardiff/images/car_exhaust.jpg" alt="Smoke coming from a car exhaust" /></p> <p>There are many health risks associated with air pollution:</p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/air-pollution-health-risks">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/air-pollution-health-risks#comments Air quality air pollution Sat, 19 Nov 2011 23:12:11 +0000 Chris 474 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk Support the pedestrianisation of St Marys Street http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/support-pedestrianisation-st-marys-street <p><img width="500" height="393" src="/files/foecardiff/images/image_1299.jpg" alt="Heavy traffic in St Mary Street, Cardiff" /></p> <p>Heavy traffic in St Mary Street, Cardiff. <em>Photo: Chris Brown, Cardiff Friends of the Earth.</em></p> <h2>** Campaign update **</h2> <p>Campaign success - The High Street and part of St Mary Street (to Guildhall Place) have now been pedestrianised. The section of St Mary Street from Guildhall Place to St Mary Street has been narrowed and made one-way.</p> <p><strong>This action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part.</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/support-pedestrianisation-st-marys-street">read more</a></p> http://www.foecardiff.co.uk/content/support-pedestrianisation-st-marys-street#comments archive Pollution Transport air pollution Cardiff Cathays transport Wed, 12 Nov 2008 22:36:34 +0000 Heather 166 at http://www.foecardiff.co.uk