Areas with higher air pollution levels appear to have also registered more coronavirus-related deaths
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.
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…
Less cars on the road mean fewer emissions – and it’s having a great impact on Cambs’ air quality
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…
Council leaders have said they would welcome new powers or cash to help them tackle the problem of air pollution in Norwich.
The issue of air pollution came under the spotlight at the planning inquiry into the controversial revamp of Anglia Square.
Air pollution continues to be deadly in cities across the UK
Air pollution contributed to the deaths of more than 100 adults in Norwich in the space of just a year, new research has revealed.
Cambridgeshire County Council explores the idea of air filters or green walls to soak up emissions.