Ambient Air Quality
Ambient air quality, the condition of the air in the outdoor environment, directly affects the health of humans and ecosystems. National and European regulation has delivered improvements in UK air quality (see POSTnote number 188). Air pollution from major sources such as transport, power generation and industry, are now heavily regulated and declining. However, current air pollution levels continue to cause adverse impacts on human health and the environment, as summarised by this POSTnote.
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Ambient Air
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Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology of the UK Parliament (POST)
United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland