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How much difference do electric cars actually make to the particulate problem?

An interview with Professor Frank Kelly is included in a BBC World Service programme on "Electric Cars".

Air pollution from London traffic is affecting the health of unborn babies

Air pollution from road traffic is having a detrimental impact upon babies’ health in London, before they are born, finds a study published by Unit Investigators in The BMJ today.

The findings suggest that exposure to air pollution from road traffic in London during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of low birth weight babies born at full term. But traffic related noise seems to have no effect.

Green cabs: is London ready for electric taxis?

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in the guardian titled "Green cabs: is London ready for electric taxis?"

China’s dreadful air pollution seems to have got a bit better

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in New Scientist titled "China’s dreadful air pollution seems to have got a bit better".

Thousands of diesel drivers rip out filters

Professor Frank Kelly  was quoted in an article in The Times that reports that thousands of drivers break the law everyday by driving diesel cars without pollution filters.  

 

 

Fireworks night 2017 cancelled? Safety fears over UK air pollution could kill bonfire fun

The Express included comment from Dr Gary Fuller on air pollution from fireworks. 

True scale of plastic pollution: Fibres now in the air we breathe

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in the Daily Mail that states that plastic pollution is so widespread that fibres are even found in household dust and the air we breathe.

The European cities leading the way in car-free living

Professor Frank Kelly was quoted in an article in the Evening Standard titled "The European cities leading the way in car-free living in a bid to tackle toxic air pollution".

How plastic is damaging planet Earth

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in the Independent that talks about ways that plastic is damaging the earth and the potential health effects.

Plastic, plastic everywhere: even in the water you drink

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in The Hindu titled "Plastic, plastic everywhere: even in the water you drink", which states that microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health.