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Breathe: Seven Ways to Win a Greener World

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For many years, Sadiq wasn't fully aware of the dangers posed by air pollution, nor its connection with climate change. Or at least we sincerely hope that democracy acts as a brake on some of the remedies proposed for climate change, which are clearly worse than the disease. More than a rhetorical flourish, he argues that framing environmental policies, such as measures to reduce air pollution, as issues of social justice is crucial to expose the misconception that these policies ignore disadvantaged communities.

Right now, my summer reading list comprises the foundational text of the dark academia genre, The Secret History by Donna Tartt; the Japanese novel All The Lovers In The Night by Mieko Kawakami; and the inspirational non-fiction collection How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell.Then, at the age of 43, he was unexpectedly diagnosed with adult-onset asthma - brought on by the polluted London air he had been breathing for decades. Alternative parking for Blue Badge holders visiting the Southbank Centre can be found at the National Theatre car park (330 metres).

Then, aged 43, he was unexpectedly diagnosed with adult-onset asthma - brought on by the polluted London air he had been breathing for decades. As a public, we have to be grown up to spot and ignore these attempts to delay action that can save lives and Khan suggests that the evidence suggest that we are growing up as a society. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA View image in fullscreen ‘I hope this book spurs more people on to the urgent action we need to fight climate change’ … Sadiq Khan. Now, Sadiq draws on his experiences to reveal the seven ways environmental action gets blown off course – and how to get it back on track. Whether by building coalitions across the political spectrum, putting social justice at the heart of green politics, or showing that the climate crisis is a health crisis too, he offers a playbook for anyone – voter, activist or politician – who wants to win the argument on the environment.The World Health Organisation recently described air pollution as being ‘one of the greatest environmental risks to health. Editorial director Rowan Borchers said Breathe would be “both an intriguing inside account of life in City Hall, and a warm and practical guide to green politics”. It was Cop26 in Glasgow and I seemed to be having a heart attack," the book, which is published this week, says. Publication dates are subject to change (although this is an extremely uncommon occurrence overall). There are four Blue Badge parking spaces available for visitors located on the Queen Elizabeth Hall Slip Road.

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