Monthly Archives: May 2017

London is a very busy city with hundreds of thousands of people living, working and visiting the capital each year. It’s hard to think that a city that is so beaming with life suffered one of the biggest air pollution disasters documented, which claimed over 12,000 lives. Here is the lowdown on London’s smog disaster… What was the cause? When the Industrial Revolution made its way to Britain, we became known as the ‘workshop of the world’ and our consumption of coal rose from 10 million tons per year in 1800 to around 200 million tons per year in the 1950’s! Due to this increase, a haze of smoke developed … Readmore