Futures Forum: The new Environment Secretary is "determined to protect our precious environment, support our thriving fishing industry and help our globally renowned food and farming industries grow more, sell more and export more great British food and drink."
One urgent task is to deal with air pollution:
Futures Forum: Air pollution: "So, are we facing up to what's being called an urgent public health crisis?"
Central government can do something:
Futures Forum: How to deal with diesel: scrappage
And so can local government:
Futures Forum: Devon County Council elections: the issues > air quality
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has just come out with a critical report on how responsibility to deal with this has been 'unfairly' placed:
Government's air quality plans unfairly shifts burden on local authorities, says CIEH
Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities
Air pollution plan 'unfair' on local authorities - BBC News