June 2019 Newsletter – Active Transport
Not only does transport emission contain pollutants such as nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxides, carbon monoxide, benzene and toxic metals, but these chemicals are proven to cause and worsen –
- cardiovascular disease
- respiratory disease
- well known carcinogens
- neurodevelopment of new-borns and children
- Recent evidence also suggests an association between air pollution and the development of type 2 diabetes, obesity and dementia.