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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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Glasgow hits air pollution targets during lockdown for first ever time

Glasgow’s level of air pollution dropped significantly during spring lockdown, but clearly rose when restrictions were released later in the year.

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Air pollution exposure linked to higher risk of irreversible sight loss

Pollution associated with increased cases of age-related macular degeneration, UK study finds.

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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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Air Pollution connected to increased mental health outpatient visits

Higher levels of air pollution could be linked to increased use of mental health services, a study by the Yale School of Public Health has found.

Energy, Fuels and Vehicles

Energy, Fuels and Vehicles working Party discusses how drop-in fuels, electric and hydrogen has a role to play in the future of UK HGV fleets

Jason Airey, founding WCRAQ member CMS SupaTrak Managing Director, deputised for Barry Sheerman MP and Working Party Chair Richard Wenham and welcomed the Energy, Fuels & Vehicles attendees across the industry, including Allison Transmission, Biffa, Dennis Eagle, ECLF, GPS Marine, and Ubico.

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Public call for UK law to reflect WHO air pollution limits

British public is in favour of action against air pollution, a YouGov poll has revealed The survey, involving 2,000 adults, found 54% were in favour of strengthening the UK’s laws in line within the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for…

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France taken to court by European commission over air pollution

The European Commission decided to bring France to the Court of Justice for the European Union to address their poor air quality after breaching the daily limit values of particulate matter (PM10).

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Children to measure air pollution on commute to school

Researchers will co-ordinate with children to measure air quality on their daily commute to school in order to understand pollution’s impact on health The new Born in Bradford (BiB) venture, based at Bradford Royal Infirmary, is funded by the National…