Saddleworth MP backs Clean Air Day for heart health
23 June, 2018, 09:46 | Author: Kelly Sanders
Neil Parish MP, chair of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee, said: "Whilst we appreciate the initial positive steps, we are concerned that the Government is shying away from the bold action needed to tackle this crisis". If everyone makes a small change it will add up to a very big difference for local air quality.
TfGM is also encouraging employers to consider flexible start and end times for their staff so they can take advantage of the free travel offer.
People across the region are being encouraged to make a long-term pledge to change their travel habits for the second Greater Manchester Clean Air Day. They also gathered in the traffic-free road to spell out a huge "We love clean air" message.
Copeland, Barrow, Allerdale and Carlisle all came in the top 10 when it came to low levels of air pollution coupled with affordable housing.
Pledges to take action include: leaving the vehicle at home just one day a week; car-sharing when possible; working from home regularly; walking and cycling more; and encouraging friends to do the same.
"The level of support available to local authorities is now inadequate".
The city leaders will be playing a part in an ambitious national plan for clean air that prioritises action to reduce road transport emissions, provides new powers to tackle other sources of pollution and creates a framework to support partnerships between local, regional and national Government and its agencies including Highways England and business. Our research has already revealed the devastating impact of outdoor air pollution on heart health, but we now need to understand the potential effects of indoor air pollution.
Children are exposed to 30 per cent more air pollution than adults when walking to school because they are shorter, and nearer to exhaust fumes, a new report has found.
Referring to the scientific claims that Yoga can improve oxygen intake, Shekhar said such an activity will not lead to desired results if the air was polluted.
"We wouldn't make our children drink dirty water, so why are we allowing them to breathe dirty air?"
Meanwhile environmental lawyers at ClientEarth - which has won three court cases against the government over its failure to deal with illegal levels of air pollution - said the Government has missed the point of the report and made soft commitments. "It might take me a couple of minutes longer but if it reduces Ariyan's exposure to air pollution, then it's worth it".
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The Super Eagles started the game in shy form, putting together a first half performance that was at times cold and even dicey. Both teams struggled to find any penetration in the first half, with Iceland only coming alive in the final couple of minutes.
Group D would be as follows: Croatia (9 points), Argentina (4 points), Nigeria (3 points) and Iceland (1 point). The two-time World Cup winners have just one point after two games and have a minus three goal difference.
Such displays have angered some Serbian fans, who often wear T-shirts bearing the map of Kosovo with the Serbian flag on it. Switzerland saw off any late threat from Serbia to run out 2-1 winners and move up to second spot in Group D.
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The Metro UK reports that doctors weren't easy to share details of Joe's well being, even to son Jermaine . Michael Jackson's talent manager dad Joe guided his children to showbiz success as The Jackson 5 .
Switzerland came out with an impressive draw against Brazil and will look to keep the momentum going against Serbia. Meanwhile Nigeria will be looking for a win as they lost their opener against Croatia and need the three points.
The World Cup 2018 Twitter page published video of the sweet gesture, saying that it was "the best thing you will see today". Kagawa then converted from the spot. "He played well in Germany this season", Honda said of the Werder Bremen forward.
Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to secure first win
With a match still to be played between Serbia and Switzerland, it is unknown just yet what position Brazil will be playing for. Brazil coach Tite announced his team the day before the game, with injured right back Danilo replaced by Fagner.
Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 in World Cup last 16
And they did in that counter that led to Musa's winning goal that was just spectacular and they deserved to win, I agree. Musa deftly controlled the ball before slamming it past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson on the half-volley.
Europe could force Google to pay for news
Under the new rules, websites must check all content against a database of copyrighted work, and remove any flagged pieces. Publishers and copyright-holders seemed positive about the EU's vote, describing it as a victory for rights-holders.
Herpes virus may play role in Alzheimer's, study says
The viruses "seemed to be talking to some of the networks that contained some of the familiar Alzheimer's-related genes". Previous studies that implicated the cold sore virus (HSV-1) and other viruses in Alzheimer's only looked at blood.