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The basic facts

There's lot's to understand about air pollution. We've pulled together some of the most useful information on what air pollution is, where it comes from, and just how much of a problem is it anyway?

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Air pollution and health

Air pollution can affect our health throughout our lives. Find out about the main health impacts for you, your children and all of your family.

Air pollution and the environment

How is reducing air pollution also a means to tackle the climate crisis? And what is the impact of air pollution on nature?

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What can I do?

Air pollution is a big health issue but there are things that we can all do to make ourselves and others safer. Even small reductions in air pollution could help us to avoid new cases of disease.