London calls for fleets to cut idling engines


A new London-wide campaign has been launched today (3 August) to encourage operators to tackle air pollution caused by idling engines. The call for action comes amid emerging evidence that air pollution is linked to poor recovery and higher infection rates of Covid-19 due to damage caused to the lungs. The Idling Action Project, jointly led by the City of London Corporation and the London Borough of Camden, and supported by the Mayor of London, has been running since 2016. […]