Minister accused of trying to 'stitch up judges and cajole them into submission' in order to delay air quality plan because of general election
Cities including Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds and areas of London all breach nitrogen dioxide laws
High Court ordered Government to publish plan to clean up illegal pollution by Monday
Every year in the UK, we collectively lose 340, 000 years of our lives to air pollution. Can we afford a half-hearted approach to tackling it?
My skin condition, partly caused by air pollution, disappeared in the clean air of the Himalayas, was controlled by moisturiser and medicated shampoo in Scotland but has broken out again since moving to London
'Imagine how differently we might think of the issue of air pollution if it were visible all around us'
'If the cost of imported products is lower because of less stringent air pollution controls in the regions where they are produced, then the consumer savings may come at the expense of lives lost elsewhere'
Ministers face legal action over delays to the Emissions Reduction Plan after being successfully sued twice over an air pollution strategy that fails to bring levels to within safe limits for years
Norway already has the highest per capita number of all-electric cars in the world
Exclusive: The online retailer could introduce the vehicle into his fleet at the end of this year if the trial proves successful
The World Health Organisation estimates air pollution annually costs the UK £62bn
The 'ape that's in us' developed a taste for sugary fruits that were only available sometimes, our eyesight was not designed for staring at computers for hours in artificial light, and pollution is damaging our sense of smell
Car manufacturers have been fined over excess emissions, now they want permission from the new US President to produce more greenhouse gases
‘People must be able to go to court to defend the environment – this is the only way to make sure the environmental gains of the last 40 years are not lost,’ says activist group ClientEarth
Much of the air pollution in China comes from natural sources, rather than the burning of fossil fuels that makes up most of the problem in the West
Pollution from the Aberthaw power plant is estimated to have caused the premature deaths of 18,000 people in England and Wales, according to environmentalists