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UK citizens are taking air pollution monitoring into their own hands

Dr Ben Barratt provides comments in an article in the guardian about the number of people using home air quality monitoring kits.

London should lead in showing electric cars will not tackle air pollution

Professor Frank Kelly  wrote an article in the guardian explaining why the government’s new strategy to tackle air pollution does not go far enough in recognising fewer vehicles, not just cleaner ones, are the answer.

Why you should think twice before lighting fireworks on the 4th of July

A MailOnline article about air pollution states that "Researchers have found that fireworks can contain metals such as copper and even lead, which can lead to air pollution and depleted lung defenses". Dr Gary Fuller, King's College London is quoted in this article.

'Safe' level of air pollution kills thousands every year Times

Thousands of people die each year as a result of breathing air that is officially considered safe, the largest study of its kind has revealed. The article in The Times goes on to quote Professor Frank Kelly.

BBC News report

Air pollution is a huge problem in cities around the world, and it affects the health of millions. But a German company has developed a piece of nature-inspired technology, which it thinks could help. It makes so-called 'city trees', which it's been rolling out from London to Hong Kong. Dougal Shaw reports and the piece features an interview with Dr Gary Fuller of King's College London.

Aircraft noise at night linked to high blood pressure

Professor Klea Katsouyanni wrote an article for The Conversation discussing the links between aircraft noise at night and the risk of being diagnosed with hypertension.

Air pollution more harmful to children in cars than outside, warns top scientist

Dr Ben Barratt, quoted in article for the guardian that states that" walking or cycling to school is better for children's health" than travelling by car.


BBC Radio 4 - Discussion on air pollution

BBC Radio 4 discussion on air pollution features Dr Ben Barratt.

Time for the oil industry to snuff out its flares

Dr Gary Fuller writes an article in the guardian on the use of flared gas by the energy industry.

Revealed: The real damage that diesel fumes do to lungs

Scientists have found a clear link between diesel fumes and respiratory difficulties. Dr Ian Mudway comments in a Daily Mail article.