Dirty Secrets: What’s Really in Our Air? – Channel 4 Dispatches
CHANNEL 4, 8PM
Morland Sanders uses hi-tech monitors to investigate hidden pollution hotspots in daily life, and discovers that people can breathe in far more harmful material than official figures suggest. He examines new research indicating that, as well as causing tens of thousands of early deaths through heart attacks and strokes, pollution may damage children’s learning ability, and could be a cause of asthma. Plus, experts reveal what needs to be done to keep safe.