Toxic air pollution particles found in lungs and brains of unborn babies

Toxic air pollution particles have been found in the lungs, livers and brains of unborn babies, long before they have taken their first breath, reports The Guardian. Researchers said their “groundbreaking” discovery was “very worrying”, as the gestation period of foetuses is the most vulnerable stage of human development. "Thousands of black carbon particles were …

‘Ella’s law’ bill seeks to establish right to clean air in UK

From The Guardian: A new clean air law is starting out in parliament after the Green party peer Jenny Jones won first place in the House of Lords ballot for private members’ bills. Named Ella’s law, as a tribute to nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah who died from asthma induced by air pollution, the bill would establish a right to …

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