The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC), which represents key medical bodies and includes the BMJ, the British Medical Association, and the Royal College of Nursing, has reportedly asked the government to introduce a new clean air act.
More than nine in 10 children around the world are living in areas of toxic air pollution, global health leaders have warned.
Delhi's air continued to remain in the "very poor" category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 348 on Monday.
Air pollution can also cause childhood cancers, asthma, poor lung function, pneumonia and other types of acute lower respiratory infection, the report said.
On the other, 52 percent of children under the age of five in high-income countries are exposed to PM2.5 levels above the World Health Organization quality guidelines.
One reason why children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of air pollution is that they breathe more rapidly than adults and so absorb more pollutants, he says.
"Air Pollution is stunting our children's brains, affecting their health in more ways than we suspected".
Note: The PM2.5 has reached unsafe levels in New Delhi in the last two weeks. In comparison, in high-income countries, 52% of children under 5 are exposed to such levels.
UK fracking firm Cuadrilla pauses drilling after tremor Environmental activists failed in early October in Britain's High Court to keep fracking from proceeding in northwest England. The British Geological Survey recorded a 0.8 magnitude quake in the region of the site at about 11.30am on Friday.
In India, the deaths of about 61,000 children below the age of five could be attributed to ambient levels of PM2.5, while another about 67,000 deaths were caused by household air pollution, due to the burning of fuels like kerosene for cooking, heating and lighting.
In an alarming reflection of poor air quality in the state, 10 out of 12 most polluted cities of the country on Monday were from UP.
The report also found that 76,000 early deaths were linked to nitrogen dioxide and some 16,400 to ground-level ozone in European Union countries in the same year.
Dr. Maria Neira is the WHO's Director for public health and environment.
The current levels of atmospheric pollution in Europe still exceeds the norms approved by the European Union and the World Health Organization.
"Air pollution is an invisible killer and we need to step up our efforts to address the causes", said the head of the agency, Hans Bruyninckx.
The EEA study also revealed that the highest concentrations of PM2.5 are in northern Italy, Poland, the Balkans and Turkey.
A long-delayed national plan to clean up the air in 100 most polluted cities in India, is yet to be finalised after it was panned by air pollution activists for being weak and failing to set time-bound targets. Cooking fuels such as wood, coal or dung cause household air pollution.
Later in the day, the newlyweds will head to Abel Tasman National Park, which sits at the northern end of the South Island. He had a private audience with Harry and Meghan in June, after winning one of the Queen's Young Leaders Awards a year ago .
The tree-lined residential neighbourhood of Squirrel Hill close to the city centre is the hub of Pittsburgh's Jewish community. Paramedics also were stationed near the synagogue and police vehicles were blocking some streets in the area.
Tesla motors delivered on Elon Musk's promise to turn a profit in the 3rd quarter this year by boosting production of the Model 3. The electric-car maker said Friday that it has cooperated and that it hasn't received a subpoena or request for testimony.
When the lockdown was lifted, television footage showed students streaming out, with many crying and hugging parents. A student opened fire at Butler High School on Monday, striking a classmate, police said .
During the campaign, Mr Higgins also came in for criticism over his use of the Government's jet to travel from Dublin to Belfast. It was only the second time an incumbent President was challenged for the position, yet Mr Higgins led the polls from day one.
Davinson Sanchez had a goal harshly ruled out moments later before Lucas Moura's deflected effort brought Tottenham level. Eriksen assisted Kane's goal in the 55th minute, crossing from the left for the England forward to head home.
In the video below, Kelly comments on blackface and how it was used for Halloween costumes when she was a child. Next week, the 9 a.m. hour will be hosted by other TODAY co-anchors, ' said a spokesperson.
Green responded to Duhamel's tweet by saying he meant no disrespect. "But the challenge about to be lit G!" Regardless, it doesn't look like Green will be calling either Fergie or Duhamel up anytime soon.
Microsoft to keep working with US military, despite concerns
According to him, the Corporation, despite the criticism of the public, must provide all their technology for the military. It comes just months after Google told the Pentagon it would not sell technology products that could be used for weapons.
It's time to go back in time
However, night workers may have to work an extra hour, and those working on Sunday morning may get confused with the time. According to the preliminary results 84% of respondents are in favour of putting an end to the bi-annual clock change.
Chancellor to step aside: Merkel signals the beginning of the end
Despite stepping down from her role as chairwoman of the Christian Democrats, Merkel maintains that she will remain as chancellor. On the contrary, she has said she fully intends to see out her term, which is supposed to end in 2021, and not seek a fifth term.
Browns fire Jackson, promote DC Williams
Williams was the head coach of the Buffalo Bills from 2001-2003 and never had a winning season (8-8non 2002 was his best record). The team fired its embattled coach on Monday, ending a run of futility almost unmatched in National Football League history.
CNN Atlanta mailed another suspicious package
The suspect of last week's string of suspicious mailings is now behind bars, but CNN is still getting mysterious packages. If confirmed the source is same, it would be the 15th pipe bomb allegedly made and mailed by Trump supporter Cesar Sayoc.
Ronaldo nets brace as Juventus fight back to beat Empoli
How many times will Ronaldo score this season? It's scary to think Juve has been so good without Ronaldo in top form. But since then, seven goals in seven games, including two on Saturday in a 2-1 win at Empoli to remain undefeated.
Trump dubs Steyer, bomb plot target, a ‘lunatic’
After Sayoc was taken into custody, the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed they found another package on Friday evening. While none of the bombs exploded, FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed Friday they were "not hoax devices".
Questions remain for Packers after near-upset of Rams
If the team is going to get it done, these matchups are near must-wins that can keep the Packers near the division lead. Reynolds played in all 16 games in 2017, and scored just once against the Saints in his one start of the season.
Pittsburgh shooting: Squirrel Hill mourns its dead
Cecil Rosenthal (far left), 59, was killed alongside his younger brother, David Rosenthal (left on right). Zachary Weiss, 26, said his father, 60-year-old Stephen Weiss, was inside the synagogue but was unharmed.