Oxford City Council become the first local authority to establish a city-wide air pollution target.
After successful Research and Air Monitoring meetings, Professor Sir Stephen Holgate challenged the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality’s Air Health working party to establish a strong air pollution message to meet the Commission’s objective to mitigate the effects.
Transport experts urge Britons to get used to driving less to avoid gridlock on the roads as coronavirus restrictions lift, further suggesting councils provide better cycling routes and walking paths to get the public out of their cars.
Scientists have found a 300% increase in harmful particulates emitted from asphalt during hot weather. After study the effect of heat on samples of asphalt, scientists found significant carbon-based emissions. Researchers from Yale University, Carnegie Mellon University and the Max…
Emissions from asphalt are a significant source of air pollutants in cities, especially in hot weather, a study shows.
We are in danger of over-regulating familiar, easy-to-measure emissions such as CO2 and NOx while ignoring a wide range of other, potentially harmful substances that can now be measured but are being ignored.
The Guardian reports that long-term exposure to air pollution may increase the risk of death from Covid-19, according to a large study by the Office for National Statistics.
Swindon Advertiser reports that safe air pollution limits are being breached in Swindon, putting lives at risk.
Birmingham City Council has approved a new air quality action plan for public consultation.
COVID-19 has given us the opportunity to address toxic emissions – can better data give us the political will to do it, writes Dani Simons, head of public sector partnerships at Waze a live navigation platform that utilises technology and…