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inflammatory lung diseases

Fine dust air pollution (PM2.5) as a cause of chronic inflammatory lung diseases?

Michael Roth, Research Group Leader at University Hospital Basel asks if fine dust air pollution (PM2.5) is a cause of chronic inflammatory lung diseases and provides a most engaging response.
zero emissions by 2050, major economy

Theresa May announces legislation for zero emissions by 2050

Legislation laid today puts the UK on the path to become a major economy to set net zero emissions target in law.
climate champions, eurocities

Cities proving to be the real climate champions

Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES provides an absorbing insight into how cities in Europe are proving to be the real climate champions.
Welsh communities

Minister told to scrap old cars to create healthier, cleaner Welsh communities

Welsh communities could be healthier and less polluted if older cars were scrapped and replaced with credits to use on buses, trains and daily car or bike hire.
#AirWeShare

British Safety Council welcomes #AirWeShare campaign to tackle pollution

British Safety Council, alarmed by new research, welcomes the #AirWeShare campaign in calling for urgent action on protecting outdoor workers from air pollution.
public's respiratory health

London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone is essential to the public’s respiratory health

As London’s new Ultra Low Emissions Zones (ULEZ) came into effect this month, a new animation highlights the effects that air pollution has on the public's respiratory health.
Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Introducing Londons Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

Here, alongside Lookers Ford, we look at what Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is and what it means to motorists in central London.
sustainable growth, smart city

Planting the seeds of sustainable growth in our cities

In this article, George Adams discusses how cities are the engines powering the development of the human race: How does sustainable growth factor into this vision?
environmental risk to health

Air pollution: A major environmental risk to health

In this in-depth question and answer interview with Charles Ndika Akong, Technical Officer and Dr Magaran Bagayoko, Senior Scientist at the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO), we find out why air pollution is a major environmental risk to health.
maritime affairs, fisheries, Europe

The priorities for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries in Europe

Some of the priorities for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries in Europe are charted here when it comes to the all-important European Commission policy around these crucial themes.
18 million patients exposed, exposed to pollution

Research finds 18 million patients exposed to pollution

New figures show nearly 18 million patients are exposed to pollution, registered at GP surgeries with unsafe levels in the UK: read on to find out who is affected by these findings
hydrogen trains

Hydrogen trains needed to eliminate harmful emissions

Institution calls for urgent action to introduce hydrogen trains in areas outside the electrified rail network in order to eliminate harmful emissions.
reduce congestion

New York model for open data could help reduce congestion in London

London could greatly reduce congestion by emulating the New York model for open data, claims Karhoo
inequality

How inequality leads to poor asthma outcomes

Dr Samantha Walker, Director of Research and Policy details how inequality in the UK leads to poor asthma outcomes
clean air zones

Where will Clean Air Zones be located and what exactly are they?

The UK has started to discuss the decision to ban the sale of all new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 in an attempt to clean up the UK's air quality.
New MOT

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
dirty diesel

The dirty diesel disgrace: tackle air pollution now

EPHA, EUROCITIES and T&E urge the European Commission and national governments to make tackling air pollution from dirty diesel vehicles a political priority for Europe     
air filter

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
urban environment

Finding space for trees in the urban environment

Nina Bassuk, Urban Horticulture Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY explains the importance of finding space for trees in the urban environment. She also shares her thoughts on the value of green spaces in inner cities and how we should choose the best trees for this purpose
indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution: A silent epidemic

While most of us will not be able to see signs of pollution inside our homes, the air quality of indoor spaces is becoming worse as cars, power plants and construction projects continue to wreak their polluting havoc on UK cities

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