Thursday 21st June marks the longest day of the year and is also celebrated as Clean Air Day.
Air pollution comes from a variety of different sources. The main pollutants that affect our health are Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen dioxide, Sulphur Dioxide, Hydrocarbons and Lead.
Air pollution is a real problem and can cause a variety of different health issues, and an estimated 40,000 deaths each year caused by the air that we breathe. Car drivers can be exposed to twice as much air pollution as pedestrians and almost nine times more than cyclists.
Throughout the Royal Greenwich Low Emission Neighbourhood there are a variety of events happening, from school walking busses to driverless car and e-bike demonsrations.
Join Greenwich Get Walking on a walk through the Low Emission Neighbourhood this Clean Air Day, meet at the Cutty Sark at 9:45 am for 10 o’clock start and a walk through Greenwich Park.
Register to come on to the walk here : https://form.jotformeu.com/81644055090352 or just turn up!
Find out more about Clean Air Day