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Act now for cleaner air

Air pollution can cause asthma and other potentially fatal conditions, but many parents are not aware of their children’s exposure to it, says Rosamund Adoo Kissi Debrah, WHO BreatheLife ambassador and founder of the Ella Roberta Family Foundation - NURSERY WORLD

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SENIOR HEALTH LEADERS SAY THE GOVERNMENT MUST SET MORE AMBITIOUS TARGETS TO REDUCE HEALTH IMPACTS OF AIR POLLUTION

Leading health organisations, including the RCP, and those with lived experience have written an open letter to Minister Jo Churchill urging the Department to commit to reducing air pollution from PM2.5 to 10μg m-3 by 2030. The government’s proposal to reach 10μg m-3 by 2040 does not go far enough given the grave impacts on health.

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TOP DOCTORS TELL GOVERNMENT TO SPEED UP WAR AGAINST AIR POLLUTION

Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, whose daughter Ella died from an asthma attack, is campaigning for cleaner air in London. BEN GURR FOR THE TIMES.

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ELLA ADOO-KISSI-DEBRAH: VIGIL TO MARK BIRTHDAY OF GIRL KILLED BY TOXIC AIR

A vigil has been held on the eve of what would have been the 18th birthday of a schoolgirl whose death was partly caused by breathing toxic air.

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Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah: Vigil to mark birthday of girl killed by toxic air

POOREST LONDONERS MOST AT RISK FROM TOXIC AIR, SADIQ KHAN SAYS

Air pollution is a social justice issue, the mayor of London has said, as he convened a summit of regional and national health leaders to tackle toxic emissions that are damaging the health of Londoners.

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Poorest Londoners most at risk from toxic air, Sadiq Khan says

THE TRAGEDY OF AIR POLLUTION — AND AN URGENT DEMAND FOR CLEAN AIR

Breathing clean air is every child's human right," says grassroots campaigner Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, sharing the heartbreaking story of her seven-year-old daughter, Ella Roberta, whose asthma was triggered to a fatal point by air pollution.

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The tragedy of air pollution -- and an urgent demand for clean air

EVENING STANDARD COMMENT: THERE CAN BE FEW HUMAN RIGHTS MORE FUNDAMENTAL THAN THAT TO BREATHE CLEAN AIR

This week marks the ninth anniversary of the death of Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah. Her mother, Rosamund, says she would “still be alive today” were it not for air pollution caused by traffic near their home in Lewisham.

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EVENING STANDARD COMMENT: THERE CAN BE FEW HUMAN RIGHTS MORE FUNDAMENTAL THAN THAT TO BREATHE CLEAN AIR

ELLA ADOO KISSI DEBRAH’S MOTHER RAISES MONEY FOR A POLLUTION-ABSORBING STATUE IN HER MEMORY

The mother of a nine-year-old girl who died of air pollution is raising money for a memorial sculpture – which will also absorb dangerous particles from cars.

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ELLA ADOO KISSI DEBRAH’S MOTHER RAISES MONEY FOR A POLLUTION-ABSORBING STATUE IN HER MEMORY

THE CREEPING HORROR OF AIR POLLUTION AS A MOTHER

There is nothing quite like carrying around someone with lungs the size of cherries to make you really hate cars. And lorries. Vans, motorbikes, trucks; anything with an internal combustion engine, in fact, starts to look dangerous.

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THE CREEPING HORROR OF AIR POLLUTION AS A MOTHER

TOXIC CARS FACE £12.50 CHARGE IN WHOLE OF LONDON UNDER ULEZ EXPANSION

The most polluting type of petrol and diesel cars are set to face a £12.50 charge to drive in any part of London.

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TOXIC CARS FACE £12.50 CHARGE IN WHOLE OF LONDON UNDER ULEZ EXPANSION

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