WCRAQ Annual Parliamentary Reception has record attendance

The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality (WCRAQ) recently celebrated three years of air quality achievements, with a record attendance of more than 100 guests at its Annual Parliamentary Reception, held at the Houses of Parliament on January 9. The…

A combination of behaviour change campaigns and technology could help to keep air pollution at a minimum in schools

WCRAQ is organising a webinar on 14 March 2023, in conjunction with the University of Surrey, GCARE and Global Action Plan on this topic. If you are interested in attending, please, email am.knegt@visiecommunications.co.uk. Creating campaigns that tap the diverse community…

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…

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…

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 This proposal could improve Europe’s outdated air quality legislation as part of the Zero Pollution Package.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…

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’.…