(REPORT) --- London has broken legal air pollution limits for 2017 within five days, according to King’s College London. The annual limit for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) was breached on Brixton Road in south London at around 9pm on Thursday. NO2 is a toxic gas emitted by diesel vehicles linked to cardiac and respiratory illnesses. A study by the
A study by the European Environment Agency suggested 14,000 premature deaths are attributable to the NO2 prevalent in the UK’s smog each year.