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New community-centred approaches to address air pollution

New community-centred approaches to address air pollution

Cressida Bowyer, Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries at the University of Portsmouth and Heather Price, Lecturer in Environmental Geography at the University of Stirling discuss using art to create awareness on air pollution in an article on The Conversation website.   Using art to tackle air pollution: a story … Continue reading

New report from European Environment Agency on environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures

New report from European Environment Agency on environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures

Targeted action is needed to better protect the poor, the elderly and children from environmental hazards like air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures, especially in Europe’s eastern and southern regions. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report published recently warns that the health of Europe’s most vulnerable citizens remains disproportionately affected by these hazards, despite … Continue reading

More on the impact of air pollution

More on the impact of air pollution

EiD regularly provides articles about the impact of air pollution on our health, climate change and much more.  Josh Gabbatis writes on The Independent website about air pollution’s impact on our mood.  Real-time data from social media suggests particulates linked with poor lung health are also affecting our happiness. What do you think?   Air … Continue reading

A mother has won the right to a fresh inquest over whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter

A mother has won the right to a fresh inquest over whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter

EiD writes regularly about the impact of air pollution. Jasmine Andersson writes on the I newsletter website about the efforts of one mother to have a new inquest to determine whether air pollution caused the death of her nine-year-old daughter. It will be important to follow future developments in the inquest.   Death of nine-year-old … Continue reading