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…

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…

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’.…

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.

Transport Minister and Mayor of Tees Valley witness hydrogen refuelling of the Electra eCargo FCEV

Trudy Harrison, Minister of State for Transport and Ben Houchen, Mayor of Tees Valley, were the first senior politicians in the country to see the live refuelling of Electra Commercial Vehicles’ 19-tonne hydrogen fuel cell temperature-controlled HGV at Teesside on…

Roadvent technology could play a significant role in reducing air pollution

A recent study by Dr Mark Peckham from emissions measurement specialist company Cambustion has validated the effectiveness of the Roadvent system at reducing roadside pollutant levels, a key metric used by local authorities in measuring air quality.