Filmed in Brussels 2 Dec 2014

EDITOR'S UPDATE (2 April 2015):

"Current figures of almost 30,000 UK deaths a year from air pollution do not factor in lethal nitrogen dioxide from diesel engines and wood, oil and coal burning, say experts."  See:  Sarah Boseley, “Air pollution may cause more UK deaths than previously thought, say scientists, The Guardian  (2 April 2015).   :

EDITOR'S UPDATE (3 April 2015):

The ClientEarth air quality case will be back in the UK Supreme Court on 16th April starting at 10:30am until about 4:30pm, and can be seen and heard online at:

EDITOR'S UPDATE (11 May 2015):

On April 29th, 2015, the UK Supreme Court quashed the Government’s ineffective plans to cut illegal levels of air pollution in Britain and ordered it to deliver new ones by the end of the year.

 EDITOR'S UPDATE (12 May 2015):

See the ruling of the UK Supreme Court from the bench in R (on the app. of ClientEarth) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs    Please note that at 2:02, Lord Carnwath refers to “31 January 2015” when this should be read at “31 December 2015”


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