Breathing in polluted air affects our health, reduces our life expectancy, and costs our society billions of pounds each year. It is estimated that two million healthy life years are lost in Europe due to the impacts of poor air …
Dr Karen Exley is Group Leader for Air Quality and Public Health, Environmental Hazards and Emergencies Department, Public Health England.
Read the latest edition of Health Matters, PHE’s professional resource, to find out more about the sources and health impacts of air pollution, as well as the actions that can be taken to reduce exposure and improve air quality.
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