Premature deaths due to air pollution continue to fall in the EU – more efforts required to deliver a toxin-free environment

Europe’s air quality keeps improving, and the number of people dying early or suffering illness due to air pollution is in decline. However, according to European Environment Agency’s (EEA) analysis, published today, air pollution is still Europe’s most significant environmental…

Large parts of Europe are warming twice as fast as the planet on average

The warming during the summer months in Europe has been much faster than the global average, shows a new study by researchers at Stockholm University published in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres.  As a consequence of human emissions of greenhouse…

Consortium created to deliver ground-breaking clean air project in Bradford

Gas distributor Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has partnered with clean energy pioneers Hygen Energy Holdings (Hygen) and Ryze Hydrogen to work on an ambitious low-carbon hydrogen production and dispensing facility in the heart of Bradford. NGN, the gas distributor for…

The official Journal of the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality has been published

Read the latest issue of Fleet Vision International now by clicking here. Read about Barry Sheerman MP’s personal air monitor journey, the hydrogen for heavy vehicles webinar, Pollution Solution’s Roadvent System and Professor Prashant Kumar’s latest research on combating school…

European governments and MEPs agreed to end sales of new combustion engine cars and vans by 2035

European governments and MEPs agreed to end sales of new combustion engine cars and vans by 2035. Green group Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomed the deal, which will see the EU become the largest economy to phase out sales of…

If done right, the AAQD revision can be a game changer for zero-pollution ambition

The European Commission released the proposed update to the Ambient Air Quality Directives (AAQD), the first one since 2008. This proposal could improve Europe’s outdated air quality legislation as part of the Zero Pollution Package. The revised AAQD will play…

Join us for the Hydrogen for Heavy Vehicles – Accelerating the Energy Transition Webinar

Agenda: 10:00 – 10:05: Protocol and meeting rules, Sally Cumner, Executive Director, Westminster Commission Road Air Quality 10:05 – 10:15: Update on WCRAQ in Parliament, Barry Sheerman MP, Chair, Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality 10:15 – 10:25: Update on…

Researchers call for more significant efforts to fight global warming – improved air quality accelerates global warming

An international research team led by Leipzig University has used satellite data to demonstrate that concentrations of pollutant particles have decreased significantly since 2000. This is necessary due to their impact on health. But it is also significant since it…

Drones – the ‘end’ of Britain’s silent air pollution killer?

One of the world’s experts in drone technology, Robert Garbett, has called on the UK Government to support the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) plea for Britain to act to protect the health of people by implementing a ‘drone transport infrastructure’.…