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Pollution Makes Us 'Car Sick'


Pollution Makes Us 'Car Sick'

SCOTLAND - A BBC Scotland documentary to be aired tonight highlights the huge public health impacts of our car usage showing how air pollution leads to heart problems and at least 2,000 early deaths. Friends of the Earth Scotland are calling on the Finance Secretary to significantly increase the spending on active travel in next year’s budget. This funding is necessary in order to tackle the dangerously high levels of air pollution which persist across many parts of Scotland. [1], [2]

Emilia Hanna, air pollution campaigner for Friends of the Earth Scotland said,