WCRAQ education working party – mitigating air pollution in schools

The WCRAQ Education Working Party on 14 March 2023 saw speakers discuss measures to reduce air pollution in schools. Professor Prashant Kumar, GCARE/University of Surrey, Rosamund Kissi-Debrah, Ella Roberta Foundation, and Hannah Battram, Global Action Plan, highlighted simple and cost-effective…

Comment from our Chairman: Sign up your schools for the air quality scheme

Although Ella’s Law has not been passed, we are still working to protect children’s health through the Education Working Party. I encourage everyone to get involved with independent projects such as SAMHE, which aims to provide all schools with a…

Join us for the WCRAQ: Education Working Party on 14 March 2023

This quarter’s theme is Eliminating Air Pollution in Schools. Time: 13:00 – 15:30 on Teams The constant threat of air pollution is compromising children’s health. There are actions and solutions available today to help mitigate the effect of harmful emissions.…

Simple measures can go a long way in combating air pollution in schools

Most UK primary schools experience levels of pollution which exceed the safe levels set out by the World Health Organisation. Yet, simple measures can cut outdoor and indoor exposure to toxins by almost half, according to a new study, by Professor Prashant Khumar from the University of Surrey.

Join the WCRAQ International Day of Clean Air – Air Pollution has no Borders webinar

WCRAQ announces the UN International Day of Clean Air – Air pollution has no borders webinar, with keynote speakers from NYC DCAS, NYPD Fleet, the City of London Corporation, Global Action Plan and the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality on 7 September at 14:00 GMT/ 09:00 EST.

The official journal of WCRAQ has been published

Fleet Vision International magazine Winter 2022 is out now! Read the WCRAQ working party reports and our update on the Ten-Minute Bill for stricter MOT tests in the UK from page 58 onwards. The seventh issue of the thought-leading publication…

Barry Sheerman MP files Ten-Minute Rule Bill for stricter MOT tests in the UK

n Tuesday, Our Chairman Barry Sheerman MP presented a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to the House of Commons. A Ten-Minute Rule Bill is how MPs can argue for a particular law to be made or changed.