I thought that London air quality was a bit ordinary.
Turns out it is really quite bad.
“Poor air quality reduces the life expectancy of everyone in the UK by an average of seven to eight months and up to 50,000 people a year may die prematurely because of it. ”
“Estimated equivalent gain in life years (for air quality improvement) 39,058,000”
“Air Quality Strategy estimates that the health impact of man-made particulate air pollution experienced in the UK in 2005 cost between £8.5 billion and £20.2 billion a year.”
“European Court of Justice … reported that fines could reach £300 million “