Webinar will look at how to develop an effective corporate net zero strategy

The first in a series of webinars to help organizations develop a practical and actionable net zero strategy will be hosted by environmental consultancy...

Successful DVSA prosecution shows perils of supplying and fitting illegal emissions control parts

Victory in a new legal action by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) seems to highlight importance of providing type approved emission control...

Making the UK’s net zero target real: Professional services firm comments on progress

UK leads the G20 having the most rapid decarbonisation rate since 2000, at 3.7% Achieving the UK’s commitment to achieve net zero emissions...

Nitrous oxide levels are on the rise

Nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas and one of the main stratospheric ozone depleting substances on the planet. According to new research, we are...

Air pollution and premature death: Life expectancy impacts described in Bristol study

Research considers health impact in England’s eighth biggest city, Bristol Five people dying prematurely every week - 260 for the year as a...

Bespoke dust win

A large UK manufacturer was required to monitor airborne particulates in and around its paint shop, and to automatically raise visual and audible alarms when potentially dangerous conditions arise

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having...

Managing dust risks at quarries

In the following article, Josh Thomas from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology, discusses the risks associated with dust at quarries, and highlights the vital role...

House developers could be the secret weapon to improving air quality, say experts

House developers and urban planners could become the unlikely heroes in the battle against the “new tobacco” – air pollution – say researchers...

Pakistan: Hazardous air puts lives at risk, says Amnesty

Smog near the India-Pakistan border. The government’s failure to protect people from exposure to hazardous air in Punjab risks violating their human rights to life...

Political and business leaders meet to agree new action for tackling air pollution

An international clean air summit, hosted on 23 October by the Mayor of London, attended by government ministers and the head of the World...

Grant award for project to tackle air pollution in West African cities

Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the University of York have been awarded a grant for a project that aims to give West African cities access to low-cost air pollution monitoring technologies

Higher air pollution days trigger hundreds of cardiac arrests and hospitalisations for strokes and...

New data shows that hundreds of children and adults are suffering out-of-hospital cardiac arrests or being sent to hospital for strokes or severe asthma attacks on days when air pollution levels are higher in nine major cities across England

“Smart cube” model for wind tunnels could help improve accuracy of air pollution data

A project led by the University of Surrey will manufacture a miniature building model with the aim being to help develop a better understanding of how to tackle air pollution in cities across the world
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Sorex Sensors launch first dust sensor based on film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) technology

The University of Cambridge spin-out has launched its first product based on its seemingly breakthrough sensor technology

Consultancy to assess air quality in Epping Forest

The environmental team at engineering consultancy Idom Merebrook Ltd (IDOM) has been appointed by the City of London to work on a project assessing...

“Ground-breaking” trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply...

The first pilot of BunkerTrace, a system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent...

New network of weather stations in Sheffield

Instrumentation firm OTT HydroMet is installing fifteen automatic weather stations as part of the University of Sheffield’s Urban Flows Observatory, which is led by...

Air pollution map goes global, with more localised detail, and covering more pollutants

Air quality expert EarthSense has announced a new release of its MappAir® high-resolution map of air pollution, with powerful new features and improved scalability...
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New report says the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions...

Non-profit organisation’s report describes actions that would gear the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, through elimination of embodied carbon emissions As...
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