Indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution – an acute and life-threatening problem

Since Boris first announced his ‘Stay at Home’ campaign over six months ago, most of us have been guilty of becoming interior designers and redecorating our homes. However, we overlooked a critical consideration: indoor air pollution. WCRAQ reports. Air pollutants…

High pollution areas not in ULEZ

According to a new analysis by the Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe), Southall in Ealing, Cormwell Road in Kingston, and Romford Road in Newham are the top three most diesel polluted locations in London. However, the ULEZ will not…

3 million working days lost annually to pollution

The importance of green and healthy growth has been highlighted by a new study, Breathing Life into the UK Economy, from CBI Economics on behalf of the Clean Air Fund. It suggests the UK stands to benefit by £1.6 billion…

Fleet Vision International, Autumn 2020, has been published

The second issue of the new thought-leading magazine for front-line fleet operations and essential services has now been published. Read your copy today and don’t hesitate to share it with colleagues. What can you read in FVI, Autumn, 2020? Read about…

Happy World EV Day: What is EV Day and why our planet urgently needs clean mobility

September 9 marks World EV Day: a celebration of e-mobility that raises awareness of the benefits of electric. This year it has a special significance as 2020 has seen a firm push towards clean battery-powered mobility.

The Guardian: Asphalt roads make city air pollution worse in summer, study finds

Emissions from asphalt are a significant source of air pollutants in cities, especially in hot weather, a study shows.

Cenex: The death of the business trip – workers set to shun travel for remote working due to environmental concerns

Environmental concerns and the changing work landscape could lead to a noticeable drop in both domestic and international business travel

Emissions Analytics: What else is coming out of our tailpipes?

We are in danger of over-regulating familiar, easy-to-measure emissions such as CO2 and NOx while ignoring a wide range of other, potentially harmful substances that can now be measured but are being ignored.

Telegraph: How airships could provide the future of green transport

Zeppelins and dirigible airships are with us again after eighty years out of favour – faster and hopefully much safer than in the inter-War era – promising ultra-low carbon air transport for the net-zero age. It may not be long before we…

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Guardian: Infants exposed to air pollution have less lung power as adolescents – study

Infants exposed to even low levels of air pollution experience reduced lung function as children and teenagers, researchers have found.