After a day of historic verdicts, it's time to take the threat that air pollution poses to people living in London's poorest areas seriously, argues Huck's Politics Editor, Ben Smoke.
We speak with journalist and author Beth Gardiner about the health effects that come with breathing dirty air – an issue responsible for seven million premature deaths every year.
Air pollution levels are dangerously high, and thousands of people are dying. Last night campaigners in London shut down a street outside the Department of Transport, to call on the government to take action.
Arrests have been made this morning, as campaigners scale some of London's most well known statues to call time on dangerous air pollution levels.
A new Erin Brockovich-style documentary exploring the damaging effects of pollution in China is sweeping the nation with concern.