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Improving air quality with Low Emission Zones
Yunex Traffic discuss the benefits to air quality with the implementation of low emissions zones in the UK's city centres.
Science-based solutions for climate change and air quality research
Academic experts from the University of Helsinki, Finland, examine the vital work of the Atmosphere and Climate Competence Center (ACCC) Flagship, including climate change and air quality.
Scientists find new truths about how forests impact air quality
Researchers are looking at how forests impact air quality, based on the classification of temperate trees and what that means for how the forest really works.
The intrinsic link between air quality and health in built environments
Mark Grayston, Head of Product Marketing at Mitsubishi Electric, discusses the intrinsic link between air quality and health in our built environments.
Improving air quality around schools
Mathew Hassell, founder and CEO of Kura, discusses how the school run can be changed to improve the air quality around schools and protect children’s health, following the reduction in pollution amid the UK lockdown.
Cardiff wins £21million to implement air quality plan
Lesley Griffiths, Environment Minister, approved the revised air quality plan for Cardiff and awarded £21million to the city for implementation.
Highways England unveils air quality and innovation competition entries
Technology which could help the way drivers leave motorways was named today as one of the successful entries in the air quality and innovation competition run by Highways England and Innovate UK.
New MOT standards improving air quality
The number of cars failing emissions test has more than doubled since the new MOT introduced stricter emission rules to help improve air quality
Horizon Prize awarded to innovative air filter to improve city air quality
A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air
Breathing space – EU efforts to clean up Europe’s air quality
Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries lifts the lid on EU efforts to clean up Europe’s air quality
Air quality in working environments
Blanca Beato Arribas, Asset Performance Team Leader at BSRIA sheds light on how indoor air quality can impact working environments. Indoor environments may feel like a safe haven from external pollution, however, sometimes they can be 8- 10 times more polluted than the exterior, according to the World Health Organization...
MPs call on DfT to create clear air quality strategy
MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee have called on the government to develop a clear strategy to meet air quality targets… A new report from the Environmental Audit Committee calls upon the Department for Transport (DfT) to do more to meet air quality targets. The report, ‘Sustainability in the Department for...
Tackling air quality issues in the Turku region
According to the Finnish Environmental Protection Act, municipalities are responsible for enhancing air protection within their region. Turku is a regional capital of the third-largest urban area in Finland and an important business and cultural centre. The City of Turku must, therefore, organise the necessary air quality monitoring system...
Air quality in Europe
Air pollution impacts all living species and can have a detrimental impact. Dr Valentin Foltescu EEA Project manager – Air quality reporting and assessment at the European Environment Agency (EEA) explains more Europe is still far from achieving levels of air quality that do not pose unacceptable risks to humans...
EEA: Air quality in Europe
Air pollution impacts all living species and can have a detrimental impact. Dr Valentin Foltescu EEA Project manager – Air quality reporting and assessment at the European Environment Agency (EEA) explains more… Europe is still far from achieving levels of air quality that do not pose unacceptable risks to humans...
US has second highest level of ‘unfair inequality’ globally
Economists define inequality as unfair if people have unequal opportunities or insufficient resources to make ends meet.
Air matters… everywhere! Why our lungs need good quality air indoors
Isabel Proaño Gómez, Communications Manager at European Federation of Allergies and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) explains why air matters, for everybody, everywhere (H2)
Making fair data a reality for photons and neutrons
Andy Götz, the coordinator of PaNOSC for ESRF, looks at FAIR data – an initiative to deliver research data to the scientific community to use.
New NHS healthcare deal may lead to higher costs and lower quality tech
A new NHS healthcare deal looking to merge health tech among data specialists could result in lower quality, more expensive software in the NHS.
UK towns & cities lead the way to tackle air pollution
Sarah Woolnough, Chief Executive of Asthma + Lung UK, explains which towns and cities are trying to tackle air pollution, reducing the dirty air that causes issues for millions of people with lung conditions.