Pollution peril: Bustling Brixton Road exceeds annual limit just 120 hours into 2017 – South West Londoner

Brompton Road and Putney High Street – who took this ‘crown’ last year – are also expected to breach their limits shortly.

“It’s a public health catastrophe and needs an urgent response.

Environmental group, Friends of the Earth, also called on urgent action by the London Mayor to phase out diesel vehicles in London by 2025 – a similar model to cities such as Paris, Madrid and Mexico City.

Featured image courtesy of The Academy of Urbanism via Flickr, with thanks

Kings College London, who run the air quality monitoring stations, say that some London streets have the highest levels of NO2 exposure in the world.

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