Thursday, 7 July 2011
Cycling protest – central London Wednesday 13 July
Gather 6.30pm, Ride off at 7pm
Wednesday 13th July 2011
We’re acting because:
- Clean air in the city would prevent about 4,300 premature deaths each year.
- Breathing London’s air reduces the life expectancy of those who die prematurely from it by 11 years on average.
- Air pollution from our busiest roads exacerbates asthma and may cause it.
- Deaths and illnesses from air pollution in the capital cost up to £2bn a year.
Air pollution in London is the worst in the UK and among the worst in Europe, with fatal consequences. But we can do something about it. Climate Rush are organising a cycle flashmob.