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Air pollution

Air pollution could lead to more virus deaths, Cambridge study claims

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Areas with higher air pollution levels appear to have also registered more coronavirus-related deaths

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Is the lockdown helping to push down pollution across East Anglia?

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One positive aspect of the lockdown on economic activity is the reduction in the level of air pollution from the fact there is far less traffic on the roads, fewer factories are operating, and there are much fewer aircraft in the sky.

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Coronavirus: Unexpected Consequences

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Coronavirus: Unexpected Consequences

Courtesy Nathan Pitt, Department of Chemistry Monday, April 6, 2020 Although he hasn’t been studying the virus itself, Professor Rod Jones has been investigating an unexpected positive consequence of the virus caused by movement restrictions imposed by the government during the coronavirus pandemic. “We have seen a significant improvement in air quality in London since…

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Air pollution in Cambs has dropped by a third since coronavirus outbreak

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Less cars on the road mean fewer emissions – and it’s having a great impact on Cambs’ air quality

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Women in STEM: Dr Maria Russo

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Women in STEM: Dr Maria Russo

Thursday, March 12, 2020 “Cambridge University is an amazing cauldron of very talented people.” So says Dr Maria Russo, who is a Research Associate in our Centre for Atmospheric Science, where she studies the physical and chemical processes at work in the atmosphere. Here, she tells us about the links between climate and air pollution, the…

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Call for more to be done to tackle killer air pollution in city

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Council leaders have said they would welcome new powers or cash to help them tackle the problem of air pollution in Norwich.

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Air pollution fears at Anglia Square put under the spotlight at inquiry

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The issue of air pollution came under the spotlight at the planning inquiry into the controversial revamp of Anglia Square.

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Almost 50 people died in Cambridge in one year because of harmful air pollution levels

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Air pollution continues to be deadly in cities across the UK

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Air pollution linked to 130 deaths in Norwich in just one year

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Air pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 100 adults in Norwich in the space of just a year, new research has revealed.

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Could air pollution in Cambridge be solved with these high-tech artificial trees?

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Cambridgeshire County Council explores the idea of air filters or green walls to soak up emissions.

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