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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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… emissions in Tower Hamlets have a positive effect on other important issues. For example: • Improved air quality – phasing out of petrol and diesel powered vehicles on our roads and gas boilers in our buildings will reduce local air pollution. This will result in improved health of the population, a reduction in avoidable premature deaths and savings for the NHS. • Fuel poverty / housing…

… the only offsetting possible will be actual additional carbon reduction. Health benefits of improving local air quality by reducing emissions “I am firmly of the view that the next 18 months will decide our ability to keep climate change to survivable levels and to restore nature to the equilibrium we need for our survival. “ HRH Prince Charles Poor air quality from the combustion of fossil…

… fuels has a big impact on human health. The Royal College of Physicians estimates that 40,000 premature deaths are caused by air pollution in the UK. Public Health England estimates that between 2017 and 2035 there will be 2.5 million air pollution related diseases costing the NHS £18 billion to treat. “Confidence is very high that the window of opportunity – the period when significant…


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