Letter: Civil society call to save lives, protect nature from air pollution with science-based revised EU air quality standards

35+ medical, health, environmental, public health civil society organisations, amongs which WECF, have sent a letter to European Commission Executive Vice-President Timmermans, Commissioners Sinkevičius and Kyriakides, calling on them and their services to protect people’s health from air pollution, especially that of vulnerable groups such as children or patients already suffering from disease, and, in the upcoming revision of the Ambient Air Quality Directive, to please come forward with a proposal to introduce binding EU clean air standards to fully meet WHO air quality recommendations by 2030 at the latest.

Read the full letter here