Studies have shown a worldwide reduction in air pollution as a result of the national lockdowns… could the COVID-19 pandemic be guiding us towards a greener future?
Last month air pollution was deemed to be a material cause of the death of a nine year old girl. Will Nixon investigates air pollution and efforts to combat it.
October 8th 2020 marked Clean Air Day 2020 , the UK’s largest air pollution campaign led by Global Action Plan, a charity working towards a “green and thriving planet.” Last year’s celebrations saw more than […]
Since the start of Lockdown seven weeks ago, UK air pollution levels have dropped and bicycle sales have soared as transport and industry have been grounded to a halt amidst growing public fears of contracting […]
It’s Self Care Sunday – maybe you draw yourself a bath surrounded by a six pack of vanilla scented tealights, or you play some Lo-fi beats accompanied by burning a stick of incense as you […]
As a result of toxic air pollution, the local government in Delhi- India’s capital city, handed out five million masks across schools in order to protect students from what is a health issue. The levels […]
A recent study has found that higher levels of air pollution can have a detrimental impact on students’ exam results by decreasing their productivity. The investigation, carried out by PLOS medicine and based on 3000 […]
There was a fantastic article in last week’s Gryphon, outlining the unprecedented level of air pollution found in Leeds. Not only is the air quality in Leeds the third worst in the U.K. It’s also […]
Leeds is the third worst polluted city in the UK and one of seven major cities to breach EU-regulated legal levels of air quality. If nothing is done to change this, the city will receive […]
Urban Forestry Reduces City Pollution: Urban air pollution is a deep rooted problem in cities, however according to a recent study, planting trees could prove to be a cost-effective option for tackling it. The Nature Conservancy […]