‘If the water was killing hundreds of people every year, there would be an outcry’
Air pollution scientist Dr Gary Fuller on congestion charging, changing the conversation, and how we can protect ourselves.
‘Children are being deprived of feeling part of their city’
Hartcliffe youngsters are campaigning for free bus travel for children.
Government piles pressure on mayor over dirty air
A Clean Air Zone that includes charging private cars must be considered, said Therese Coffey MP.
Lawyers are threatening action over council’s “seriously flawed” clean air plans
Environmental lawyers say timescales to tackle illegal pollution are unacceptable
Extinction Rebellion may have dominated the headlines – but controversial debates are afoot in City Hall too
A round up of climate change news from Bristol you may have missed this week.
Farming’s devastating impact on urban air pollution
Ammonia – one of the major sources of pollution is unregulated and unmonitored by the government.
Campaigners dial up pressure on Mayor in day of clean air protests
Rees promises action but little in the way of detail and timeline
Clean Air Plan: two options, no answers
Council finally outlines two clean air plan proposals, but fails to produce analysis to back up its chosen options.
Controversial gas power station refused at development committee
Conrad Energy may now appeal the decision for the hugely unpopular plans for St Philip’s Marsh gas power plant.
Planning officers recommend APPROVAL of St Philip’s Marsh gas plant
Local campaigners are dismayed that power generation could happen 80m from a nursery school.
The contested future of St Philip’s Marsh
A forgotten part of central Bristol is about to transform – but in whose interests?