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Why are the most polluted areas in our most polluted cities to be called "Clean Air Zones"?
"Clean Air Zones" sound so nice and clean. But the air in "Clean Air Zones" is anything but clean, it is so dangerously polluted that it contributes to many avoidable deaths. The name is misleading, minimises the risk, and contributes to complacency by suggesting that introducing some measures to bring down toxic levels of pollution renders the air clean. Any measures to reduce pollution are welcome, but while the introduction of the proposed measures may reduce the level of pollution, and number of deaths, the air is not going to be clean. Cleaner, hopefully, but not clean. Only a ban on all the causes of air pollution would make the air clean.
"Dangerously Polluted Air Zones" would be more accurate, and maybe more effective in promoting action.
Or is there a wish to not worry people about the dangers from the pollution in the air they breath?