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Most forms of toxic air pollution are now completely invisible and odourless.
Air pollution from diesel engines causes cancer. In 2012 the World Health Organisation classified diesel emissions a class 1 carcinogen. Emissions from petrol engines are also highly toxic.
CHILDREN'S HEALTH & BRAIN DEVELOPMENT
Air pollution damages lung development in children and there is mounting scientific evidence that air pollution affects the brain development of children.
LONG-TERM HEALTH WARNING
Tiny, invisible particles of pollution penetrate deep into our lungs, bloodstream and bodies. These pollutants are responsible for about one-third of deaths from stroke, chronic respiratory disease, and lung cancer as well as one quarter of deaths from heart attack.