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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
indoor air pollution

Indoor air pollution: A neglected yet important risk to public health

Stephen T Holgate, Special Advisor to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on Air Quality and MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology, University of Southampton takes the stance that indoor air pollution is a neglected yet important risk to public health.
ammonia emissions

New voluntary guide to help farmers reduce ammonia emissions

A new guide has been released which sets out simple steps farmers, advisors and contractors can take to reduce ammonia emissions to help improve air quality.
clean air

School children exposed to 30% more toxic pollution than adults while walking to school

New research by Global Action Plan, coinciding with this year's Clean Air Day, 21 June, found that primary and nursery school children were being exposed to 30% more toxic pollution compared to adults when walking along busy roads

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)
ultra-low emission vehicles

More than 50k ultra-low emission vehicles registered for the first time in the UK

A report conducted by private number plate specialists, click4reg.co.uk has shown that during the past year, over 53,000 new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV) were registered for the first time in the UK
Exposure to air pollution linked to autism

Exposure to air pollution linked to autism

Scientists have suggested exposure to air pollution during pregnancy could be linked to children developing autism. A study of 1,767 children has revealed that high levels of pollution may cause autism. A team from the Harvard School of Public Health found that tiny particulate matter, which can pass from the...

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