WCRAQ – Air Health Working Party, 23 February 2023 Time: 13:00 -14:30 Chair: Professor Sir Stephen Holgate, Chair of Air Health Working Party, Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton What can you learn from Frank’s presentation? ‘Dementia is one…
Electra’s refrigerated 19-tonne hydrogen truck completes successful zero emissions trial with major UK supermarket Sainsbury’s
WCRAQ member Electra’s first refrigerated hydrogen truck has successfully completed a three-month trial with major UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The 19-tonne zero-emission Electra eCargo FCEV truck travelled a typical round trip of 208 miles from Sainsbury’s depot in Sherburn-on-Elmet to Newcastle and…
Call for stricter MOT tests to identify missing or faulty DPFs
As the new parliamentary session kicks off, our Chairman Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, reiterates our call for the Government to update the MOT Test for efficiency testing of diesel particulate filters. This small step would have a massive impact on…
WCRAQ Energy, Fuels and Vehicles working party meeting covers how dual-fuels and KERS can help reduce fuel consumption and emissions for fleets.
Jason Airey, the co-founder of WCRAQ, chaired the working party meeting on April 5th with guest speakers Mack Murray, the managing director of Adgero and Kevin Campbell, the Technical Operations Director, addvantage. The meeting attracted a wide audience including professionals from local authorities and the waste and haulage sectors.
Risk of dementia increased 16 per cent with higher levels of air pollution
Small increases in level of fine particle pollution are linked to a 16 per cent increase in the risk of dementia among locals.
Space to breathe: Green infrastructure in urban areas is critical to cleaning our air
The WCRAQ Planning working party meeting, held on June 7, addressed why local authorities should implement or retrofit green infrastructure to clean up our air.
Client Earth: Clean Air Business Update
January 2021: ClientEarth reflect on the opportunities the Environment Bill opens for Government to put people’s health first.
Edie: BP suggest that world has already passed peak oil
Edie reports that BP has predicted that the world’s oil demand may not rebound to pre-COVID levels.
How Coronavirus will Change Commuting – and Air Pollution
The Financial Times‘ Leslie Hook investigates how the world’s biggest cities are using lockdown to reclaim roads and give more space to cyclists and pedestrians. Coronavirus could accelerate plans to cut transport emissions and curb air pollution. (Produced, filmed and…
Air quality targets post Covid-19
CILT’s Bus & Coach Policy Group has published a paper claiming more people will die from air pollution than Covid-19 unless an alternative to the car changes travel behaviour. Rebuilding the bus market to meet the decarbonising challenge in a…