Only 8% of the population but 50% to 75% of the removal of highly toxic pollutants. How Scotland’s natural assets are helping rid British air of pollutants

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John Robertson
Only 8% of the population but 50% to 75% of the removal of highly toxic pollutants. How Scotland’s natural assets are helping rid British air of pollutants

(c) Visit Scotland OK, it’s our plants that are doing the work here but they’re Scottish plants aren’t they? Oh, OK lots of them are Canadian or Scandinavian but ‘we’ planted them and they’re part of our ‘capital’. From an ONS report, three days ago, titled, ‘UK air pollution removal: how much pollution does vegetation remove in your area?’, see this table:   Pollution Removed (kg) SO2 O3 NO2 NH3 PM10 PM2.5 England 52,455,047 645,781,019 61,506,236 34,836,802 19,954,263 11,949,905 Scotland…

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John Robertson
Only 8% of the population but 50% to 75% of the removal of highly toxic pollutants. How Scotland’s natural assets are helping rid British air of pollutants