Another in my increasingly common series of posts with the subtext "how on earth did we get here? And why don't we care enough to change?"
This time the finding that air pollution is worse INSIDE school buildings has led some London nurseries to install air purifiers. This follows a primary schools audit where schools were found to have high levels in particulates in classrooms well above WHO guidelines, including this school in Holborn.
Read more about the nursery scheme here
Meanwhile don't imagine you're safe in your cars (or even on the bus, yikes!), especially if your little ones are sitting on the back seat.
Cyclists on busy routes breathe less polluted air than drivers, according to this study,