Clean Air Zone reduces NO2 levels in Birmingham, confirms study

Birmingham’s clean air zone (CAZ) has reduced the levels of nitrogen dioxide gas (NO2), according to a new study. Scientists used an innovative technique to...

Sponsored content: Simple industrial pollution monitoring with AQMesh

AQMesh is being used for industrial air pollution monitoring around the world because it brings together a range of features and services that have...
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A tale of two indices

A developer of air quality monitoring technology has voiced concern that air quality data can be displayed in a number of different formats, which...

State of the nation

This summer, NASA and its partners were deploying several new tools to observe air quality and pollution from the street to the stratosphere. ...

Sponsored content: Leading the way on clean air

Anua Clean Air UK writes: Anua Clean Air UK is a specialist air pollution control company with expertise in the field of biological treatment...

A new project aims to advance understanding of bioaerosol exposure and associated health impacts....

A new project aims to advance understanding of bioaerosol exposure and associated health impacts. Supported by UKRI AI for Health funding, environmental scientists will bring...

From the ocean to the air

Microplastics are present in the marine atmosphere even in remote parts of the world. These tiny particles come from land sources but are also...

Sponsored content: Poor air quality – not just an occupational hazard

Air Spectrum Environmental writes: At Air Spectrum Environmental, we have prioritised the improvement of air quality in the industrial environment. We know how...

Sponsored content: Monitor air quality – without a monitor!

Being able to monitor air quality without a sensor in place seems like magic, although highly impressive, it's not quite magic. Advancements in technology...

Carpet cleaning conundrum

In rooms where smoking has taken place regularly, tobacco's imprint lingers on indoor surfaces, even long after regular smoking has stopped, according to new...

Hats off to filtering headwear

A Scottish company is seeking second round funding for what it says “could be a breakthrough in wearable technology” and a potential solution to...

Technology firm urges everyone to participate in Clean Air Day 2023

Technology firm Airly says it is lobbying government to address the ‘largest environmental health risk’ Serving as a reminder that air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths every...

Wildfire pollution updates: Maps give shape to spreading toxic cloud

Smoke from Canadian wildfires was still affecting many areas of the Eastern US on Friday 9 June (as indicated by the many red areas...

Things to consider when choosing an air purifier

Air purification expert Blueair writes Feeling sniffly and getting dry eyes recently? You may be experiencing hay fever symptoms. While many of us associate hay...

The quest for cleaner air

Instrumentation expert Thermo Fisher Scientific summarises the problem and its history, with discussion of the latest generation of measurement systems and their potential impact. The...

DEFRA Air Quality Strategy: Health, environment and transport groups urge Government to re-think

Dozens of health, environment and transport businesses and charities are calling for the government to change course on its Air Quality Strategy. This comes...

Firms operating own boiler urged to register with SEPA for MPCD

Businesses operating their own boiler, engine or generator for heat or power urged to check if they must register with SEPA Businesses that have been...

Open-source tool enables air-quality checking on a budget

An MIT research team is rolling out an open-source version of a low-cost, mobile detector that they say could enable people to track air...

The worm turns for IAQ sensing?

Researchers at the University of Turku in Finland have developed a new method for measuring indoor air quality, making use of fluorescent nematodes.

World Air Quality Report 2022 highlights pollution hotspots

A nuanced appraisal emerges from the 2022 World Air Quality report - compiled by Swiss air quality technology company IQAir - which includes a...