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FT Engage Event - Air Quality

2018-05-21 18:00 2018-05-2120:30 Europe/London

Join FT Engage for an evening of discussion with LowCVP Chairman, Darran Messem, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Director of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, Dr Ian Mudway, an air toxcitity speciallist from KCL, and Leslie Hook, the FT's Environment and Clean Energy Correspondent who will also be joined by experts from industry, policy and the health community.

Join FT Engage for an evening of discussion with LowCVP Chairman, Darran Messem, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Director of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, Dr Ian Mudway, an air toxcitity speciallist from KCL, and Leslie Hook, the FT's Environment and Clean Energy Correspondent who will also be joined by experts from industry, policy and the health community.

Join FT Engage for an evening of discussion with LowCVP Chairman, Darran Messem, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Director of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, Dr Ian Mudway, an air toxcitity speciallist from KCL, and Leslie Hook, the FT's Environment and Clean Energy Correspondent who will also be joined by experts from industry, policy and the health community.

Air pollution across the world is responsible for 6.5m premature deaths a year. City dwellers are particularly at risk: London for example hit its toxic air limit for 2018 by the end of January and the UK government has been mired in legal battles with campaigners over nitrogen dioxide levels. The issue is set to shoot to the top of the global public health agenda in May as the UN and the World Health Organization step up their BreatheLife campaign on urban air quality.

The event is entitled: "If air pollution is poisoning us, just how bad is it and what can we do?"

Tickets Available Here

The Financial Times
Date:  21 May 2018 - 21 May 2018
Time:  18:00-20:30
Location:   The Financial Times
Full Address:

1 Southwark Bridge
London
SE19Hl





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Join FT Engage for an evening of discussion with LowCVP Chairman, Darran Messem, Laurie Laybourn-Langton, Director of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change, Dr Ian Mudway, an air toxcitity speciallist from KCL, and Leslie Hook, the FT's Environment and Clean Energy Correspondent who will also be joined by experts from industry, policy and the health community.

Air pollution across the world is responsible for 6.5m premature deaths a year. City dwellers are particularly at risk: London for example hit its toxic air limit for 2018 by the end of January and the UK government has been mired in legal battles with campaigners over nitrogen dioxide levels. The issue is set to shoot to the top of the global public health agenda in May as the UN and the World Health Organization step up their BreatheLife campaign on urban air quality.

The event is entitled: "If air pollution is poisoning us, just how bad is it and what can we do?"

Tickets Available Here





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