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Huge cruise ships will worsen London air pollution, campaigners warn

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Air pollution from international shipping accounts for around 50,000 premature deaths per year in Europe, at an annual cost to society of more than €58bn, figures show. Photograph: Shaun Cunningham/Alamy Toxic fumes from large cruise liners powered by giant diesel engines will worsen London’s air pollution and could prevent the city from meeting its EU legal limits on deadly nitrogen oxide emissions, says resident groups opposing a new terminal. Continue Reading

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