MEET OUR HEALTHY AIR CHAMPIONS

Our seven Healthy Air Champions are Senedd members, who raise awareness of the impact of poor air quality on our everyday lives. They are all campaigning for Wales to get a Clean Air Act.

ROSAMUND KISSI-DEBRAH TELLS SENEDD TO MAKE WELSH AIR SAFE

Rosamund Kissi-Debrah, whose child, Ella Roberta, died of a severe asthma attack in 2013, will urge politicians to take urgent action to clean up Welsh air, when she addresses the Senedd Cross Party Group on a Clean Air Act for Wales.  At a virtual meeting today (Wednesday 26 January) at noon, the grassroots campaigner will tell Senedd members to bring …

CLEAN AIR (WALES) BILL WHITE PAPER – OUR REACTION

Today (13 February 2021) the Welsh Government launched its clean air white paper setting out plans for a Clean Air Act for Wales. Responding to the news, Joseph Carter, Chair of Healthy Air Cymru and Head of Asthma UK & British Lung Foundation Wales, said:  “This White Paper represents a huge step forward in our fight to create a healthier …

HEALTHY AIR CYMRU RESPONDS TO WALES CLEAN AIR PLAN

Healthy Air Cymru has welcomed the Welsh Government’s Clean Air Plan for Wales, which was published today (Thursday 6 August). The coalition of health and environmental organisations called the plan ‘a huge step forward’ but urged the Welsh Government to do more for local communities to ensure they have the help they need. “This plan represents a huge step forward in our …

HEALTHY AIR CYMRU OUTLINE THEIR VISION FOR A POST-COVID “GREEN RECOVERY”

Today (Thursday 4 June) Healthy Air Cymru issued a joint statement, outlining their aims and vision for Wales post-Covid. The coalition is an umbrella organisation, bringing together different organisations, from all sectors to collaborate and work together to campaign for a greener and healthier Wales. The statement today aims to identify how we can use the opportunities presented by Covid-19 …

STATEMENT ON CARDIFF COUNCIL’S TRANSPORT WHITE PAPER

Healthy Air Cymru statement on Cardiff Council’s Transport White Paper Responding to Cardiff Council’s Transport White Paper publised today, Haf Elgar, Vice Chair of Healthy Air Cymru said; “It’s promising to see a road user charge being put forward in today’s transport white paper from Cardiff Council. This was a crucial element we felt was missing in the clean air …