Category Archives: Research on Air Pollution in the UK

Drivers ‘exposed to highest levels of pollution’ 

What’s the best way to avoid air pollution travelling in a city? Walking, cycling or in a vehicle? It’s a question I put a few months ago when testing some mobile pollution monitors along the busy Brompton Road in London’s … Continue reading

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King’s College Study: How the public are exposed to large variations in pollution concentrations

The results of a study illustrating how the public are exposed to large variations in pollution concentrations as they go about their normal day were presented at a public meeting on 16th January 2013. This demonstration study involved seven residents … Continue reading

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London’s biggest ever air monitoring exercise underway

Clean Air for London project monitoring air quality during Games to assess impact of changing traffic patterns on air pollution Scientists taking part in London’s biggest ever air quality monitoring exercise say they are hoping that improvements in air quality … Continue reading

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UK National Air Quality Archive

If you’re interested how the air pollution has been in the UK over recent years, check out this UK air quality archive. [ARCHIVED CONTENT] UK National Air Quality Archive: Home.

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Switch off your engine

4300 deaths caused each year from exposure to London’s air pollution. Switch off your engine | Transport for London. Idling is leaving your vehicle’s engine running when stationary. Turn off your engine when parked, loading or waiting at the roadside … Continue reading

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Which mayoral candidate will tackle London’s air pollution?

Which mayoral candidate will tackle London’s air pollution? | Simon Less | Environment | guardian.co.uk. The statistics are alarming. With such a large and ever increasing body of evidence, linking poor air quality with serious health problems, which London mayoral … Continue reading

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Can We Escape Urban Pollution?

Can we escape urban pollution? Queen Mary, University of London Professor Jonathan Grigg and his team work at one of the most well respected research institutions in the world. In his introduction here he spells out the impact of urban … Continue reading

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New study: London cyclists inhale more pollution than pedestrians

New study: London cyclists inhale more pollution than pedestrians | The South African

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