Tag : air quality
The government has announced plans to stop sales of coal and wet wood for domestic heat, as it seeks to cut emissions of PM2.5 particulates.
Clean air campaigner Rosamund Adoo Kissi-Debrah, who is the UK’s first World Health Organisation advocate for air quality and health, has joined BESA’s group for Health and Wellbeing in Buildings. The group is looking to turn buildings into safe havens from air pollution.
A study funded by the Mayor of London’s Office has revealed that children travelling to primary schools across the capital are five times more exposed to air pollution than at any other time of the day.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has urged government to published air quality legislation as soon as possible to address health concerns about the impacts of pollutants on indoor environments.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has unveiled a £23m scrappage scheme for vans emitting higher levels of pollution in the city to address air quality concerns.
Replacing gas boilers with heat pumps in commercial buildings could have significant longer-term economic and environmental benefits for UK cities, argues professional services consultancy WSP.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is seeking new powers to address air quality in the capital by curbing non-road pollution sources that include solid fuel heating systems