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’.…

Air pollution exposure in infancy alters gut microorganisms and may boost disease risk

Exposure to air pollution in the first six months affects a baby’s gut bacteria, or microbiome, in ways that could increase the risk of allergies, obesity and diabetes and impact brain development, suggests new research from the University of Colorado…

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.

Barry Sheerman MP warns over ‘seriously polluted atmosphere’ in Parliament

A Labour MP has issued a fresh warning over the “seriously polluted atmosphere” in Parliament after spending time wearing a “very sophisticated air quality monitor”. Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, raised concerns over the “very polluted” air quality in the House of Commons, which he claimed…

Pollution Solution introduces Roadvent – the first-ever in-road air emissions capturing system at the WCRAQ Air Health Working Party

Environmental technology firm Pollution Solution has unveiled its new in-road solution for capturing dangerous pollutants from vehicles at the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality’s Air Health Working Party on Monday, 20 June.

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…

The disastrous impact of exhaust emissions on human cardiovascular health

Dr Mark Miller, Senior Research Scientist, The University of Edinburgh, highlighted the impacts ultrafine particles have on cardiovascular systems at the WCRAQ Air Health working part on 23 November 2021.