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Improving air quality ‘could prevent 50,000 deaths’ across Europe

Limiting air pollution to the recommended World Health Organisation levels, could prevent over 50,000 deaths across Europe according to research.

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Surrey project to improve indoor air pollution of millions in developing countries

The University of Surrey will launch an investigation into the ways to improve indoor air pollution.

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The official journal of WCRAQ, Winter 2021, has been published

The third edition of the new thought-leading magazine for the improvement of air quality has now been published. Read your copy today and don’t hesitate to share it with colleagues. Click on the cover to read FVI. What can you read…

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WCRAQ Research and Air Monitoring Working Party meetings provide a step closer to reaching air quality objectives

This month, the Commission has launched the second round of working party meetings, starting with Research and Air Monitoring.

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Air pollution linked to 14 per cent of COVID-19 deaths, study finds

Long-term exposure to air pollution may be linked to 15% of COVID-19 deaths worldwide, researchers uncovered in a new study. Published in the Cardiovascular Research journal, the researchers from Germany and Cyprus analysed health and disease data from the United…

‘Significant link’ between air pollution particles and neurological disorders, study finds

A major long-term study conducted by Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health has associated tiny air pollution particles with molecular damage linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. If this ground-breaking discovery is corroborated by future research, it would have…

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Low income households face the inequality of air pollution

Numerous studies have concluded that poor air quality affects deprived neighbourhoods significantly more than affluent areas. Particulate matter released by emissions causes serious health conditions. Not only does roadside pollution have to be addressed, but also the social implications it…