MPs will decide whether Michael Gove's strategy goes far enough.
Four select committees will join forces to scrutinise government plans to clean up toxic air across the UK. MPs on the environment
There's something about air pollution caused largely by emissions from diesel vehicles that people can't quite get their heads around. A perfect example of blissful ignorance. Until I had a call from a friend and ex-colleague Eleanor Church, I was one of them.
It's responsible for 40,000 early deaths every year.
Television and radio broadcasters should provide pollution as well as weather forecasts to help tackle toxic air, according
ClientEarth project highlights dangerous air pollution around schools.
Three quarters of parents in Britain wants to see extra measures put in place to protect children from air pollution. A poll
If people living in our towns and cities are to breathe easier, we need effective air quality laws to be implemented now to save lives and reduce ill health. Just moving across EU law without any means to monitor or enforce it won't help make that happen. That's why I will be raising this issue when we debate the EU Withdrawal Bill today. Britain has shown that it can lead the world on environmental legislation, as we did with the original Clean Air Act in the 1950s. The task now is to make sure that our air quality laws remain living, breathing and effective after Brexit.
My ambition for the future is to secure funding for EarthSense and to make the company a global leader in environmental monitoring, modelling and data. It's also to demonstrate to my children and their generation that gender or location doesn't stop us from trying to address global issues, its only limited by our willingness to try.
The London Environment Strategy isn't just about becoming a National Park City - it's about tackling pollution, mitigating the impacts of climate change, promoting cleaner energy - as well as making more than 50% of London green by 2050.