Bringing air pollution into the light: where can you find data about air quality?

You will take about 22,000 breaths today.┬áThat equates to an average of about 917 breaths per hour and 15 breaths per minute. For billions of people around the world every breath is exposing their bodies to increasing levels of air pollution, which may cause short term health effects (such as rashes, headaches, asthma attacks) orContinue reading “Bringing air pollution into the light: where can you find data about air quality?”

How can local authorities identify significant sources of air pollution, using freely available data?

This post is written for local authorities in the UK who are interested in identifying the principal source of air pollution in their local area, to support Air Quality Action Plans (AQAP) and Air Quality Strategies. Local authorities are required to manage air quality in their administrative boundaries as part of their responsibilities under PartContinue reading How can local authorities identify significant sources of air pollution, using freely available data?