Visual of the actual volume of one pound of C02
For every 10 minutes your engine is off, you’ll prevent one pound of carbon dioxide from being released
The Royal College of Physicians estimates 40,000 deaths a year in the UK are linked to air pollution, with engine idling contributing to this.
5.4 million people in the UK are currently receiving treatment for asthma: 1.1 million children (1 in 11) and 4.3 million adults (1 in 12). Asthma prevalence is thought to have plateaued since the late 1990s, although the UK still has some of the highest rates in Europe and on average 3 people a day die from asthma.
Hundreds of pounds of CO2; Carbon dioxide dumped in Mirfield each day; Green zones for Mirfield would be a vital starting point.