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Oxford City Council proposal to introduce UK’s first localised NO2 air pollution target

Oxford City Council become the first local authority to establish a city-wide air pollution target.

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Republic of Ireland trial low emission buses

Bus fleets are one of the largest contributors to poor air quality in cities, producing both nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter.

Telegraph: Huge drop in air pollution in first month of lockdown

The first few weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown cut levels of dangerous pollutants by as much as 40 per cent in towns and cities, according to new research. Data gathered on behalf of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) found dramatic…

Guardian: Air pollution likely to make coronavirus worse according to UK experts

Air pollution is likely to be increasing the number and severity of Covid-19 infections, according to the UK government’s expert advisers. In a report published on Wednesday, the experts said further investigation of the link between dirty air and the coronavirus…