Remote working practices ‘must continue to keep a lid on air pollution’

Charity Global Action Plan notes staff working from home post-lockdown will not only prevent a second spike of Coronavirus but would also avoid a fifth of all commutes by car

Half of the world’s population ‘exposed to increasing air pollution’

Scientists say the main sources of fine particulate matter air pollution include the inefficient use of energy by households, industry, the agriculture and transport sectors and coal-fired power plants

Consortium plans Europe’s first commercial plant for hydrogen-based renewable aviation fuel

The ‘Power-to-Liquid’ facility in Norway could help cut carbon dioxide emissions by 250,000 tonnes annually

‘Food made out of thin air and renewable electricity can fix many of today’s problems’

That’s the suggestion from Pasi Vainikka, Co-Founder and CEO of Solar Foods who spoke to ELN about the pioneering discovery of a protein produced from CO2 using clean power

London sees clearer skies as pollution levels hit five-year low

With Londoners increasingly staying at home, the covid-19 outbreak has caused a ‘significant’ dip in NO2 and PM2.5 levels

India breathes ‘cleanest air’ during one-day coronavirus curfew

India is now on a 21-day lockdown that started on the 24th of March

London’s illegal air pollution peaks fall almost 100% since 2016

The Mayor’s Office notes before Sadiq Khan came into power, London’s air exceeded the hourly legal limit for nitrogen dioxide for more than 4,000 hours

Air pollution ‘could cause 160k heart attack and stroke deaths by 2030’

The British Heart Foundation predicts harmful particulate matter in the air will cause a surge in associated illnesses unless the new government takes ‘bold action’

The NHS is facing a winter crisis – and it’s being exacerbated by air pollution

That’s the ominous warning from a group of 175 doctors and health professionals, who say the government must focus on improving air quality across the country

New roadside tech ‘can improve quality of polluted air by 99%’

Pollution Solution’s patented technology can capture harmful and toxic air at the kerb, before carrying it away to a series of partially-submerged pods installed in the centre of the roadway