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China seeks advice on air pollution

16 May, 2018

Air pollution experts from King’s College London welcomed one of China’s most high profile ministers yesterday to provide insight on how London has tackled air pollution to date and sharing knowledge with counterparts in Beijing.

Professor Ed Byrne, President and Principal and Professor Funmi Olonisakin, Vice President and Vice-Principal (International) from King’s, welcomed Mr Cai Qi, Secretary of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the CPC Central Committee and his Excellency, Mr Liu Xiaoming, Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland, with Professor Frank Kelly and colleagues in ERG, to the university’s Strand campus.

The delegation was on a fact-finding mission to London to find out more about transport and air quality issues in the city.  Professor Kelly outlined the city’s substantial air pollution problems over the past decades and what measures and policies had made the most impact.