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New software models city’s air quality in under 10 minutes

New software can calculate air quality in major cities in under 10 minutes, and within five metres of any given location. Air pollution monitors are stationed …

Institution of Mechanical Engineers responds to Clean Air Day

Jenifer Baxter, Head of Engineering at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, has issued a statement in response to 21 June’s national Clean Air Day, …

Adverse effects of indoor air pollution on child health to be investigated in first ever UK review

The potentially harmful impact of indoor air pollution on children is to be the subject of a major study for the first time in the UK, with experts saying it …

“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” urges former Deputy Mayor of London at construction show

Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment Matthew Pencharz has spoken at the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) (Coventry, 7-8 February) about the need for …

Research on global surface ozone levels highlights regions most affected by air pollution

New research led by the Universities of Leicester and Edinburgh and twelve other institutions worldwide has analysed ozone levels across the globe …

Firm wins contract for national PM monitoring network

UK based environmental monitoring specialist Air Monitors has been awarded a contract by the Environment Agency to supply real-time particulate matter (PM) …

Report from the IMechE calls for a new Clean Air Act

A report released by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers on 23 January calls for the introduction of a new Clean Air Act, and outlines a number of …

London’s air quality still within legal limits in mid-January for first time in 10 years

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, said on 15 January that for the first time since modern records began London was entering the third week of January without …

More freight to rail for cleaner air, says study

switching more freight to rail on four of England’s most heavily congested freight routes has the potential to reduce air pollution and improve road safety …

Making the city smarter

City authorities in congested urban areas are turning to sensors, AI and new digital technologies for answers to the problem of air pollution …

Portable device removes NO2 and other pollutants from car interiors

Orders are being taken on kickstarter for a new appliance that appears to successfully remove NO2 and other traffic pollutants from the interior of cars. …

Ricardo commissioned for major study focused on improving air quality in three cities in China

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has commissioned Ricardo to carry out a major two-year study into improving air quality in three cities in China. The project …

Particulate monitor incorporates latest advances in thermal and optical technology, says distributor

A specialist in monitoring instrumentation for air quality and greenhouse gases, Enviro Technology Services (ETS) is now offering the Model 4 Semi-Continuous …

Firm produces “first ever” high resolution map of UK air pollution

EarthSense Systems has published MappAir® – said to the first ever high resolution nationwide map of air pollution. …

Private sector support is key to reducing emissions in the Middle East and North Africa, experts say

Air quality experts from the University of Surrey are calling on private businesses to help the Middle East and North African (MENA) region reduce harmful …

Chancellor could invest millions in NHS by closing pollution tax loophole

The Chancellor could use the Budget to close a £126 million tax loophole that benefits highly polluting vehicles, according to technology firm Dearman. Such a …

London introduces world’s toughest emission standard

From 7am drivers of older, more polluting petrol and the dirtiest diesel vehicles will pay the new T-Charge plus the Congestion …

Magnetic device reduces car emissions by 70% and provides fuel cost savings of up to 15%, claims firm

London-headquartered technology firm Sustainable Flow has launched a magnetic car device that is claimed to reduce harmful carbon emissions by up to 70%, …

European air quality is improving slowly, says EEA report

Air quality in Europe is slowly improving, thanks to past and current policies and technological developments, according to the EEA’s Air quality in …

Geospatial and air quality data combine to provide tool for cyclists planning urban routes

A project combining Ordnance Survey (OS) geospatial data with real-time air quality data from EarthSense Systems is set to highlight clean cycle routes in …

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