Air pollution

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Town vs gown and car vs bike: row erupts over Cambridge congestion plan
Residents rally against scheme they believe will benefit only bicycling students and dons

Donna Ferguson

19, Nov, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Pollutionwatch: how ‘school streets’ cut children’s exposure to toxic air
Studies show reducing traffic flow around schools can significantly reduce levels of nitrogen dioxide

Gary Fuller

18, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘In Delhi I can see climate catastrophe unfolding before my eyes’
Rahul Raina splits his year between his homes in Oxford and Delhi, cities where the fallout from the climate crisis is being felt in starkly different ways

Rahul Raina

15, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Bristol airport expansion would hinder UK climate goals, court told
Climate campaigners appeal against plans for more flights after original council veto was overruled by central government

Isabella Kaminski

08, Nov, 2022 @6:02 PM

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Home wood burning pollution expected to rise due to UK cost of living crisis
Seventy years after 1952 London smog, energy crisis could increase winter stove and open fire use

Gary Fuller

04, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Pupils block London council’s attempts to remove play space near school
Latest attempt to dismantle primary ‘school street’ in Tower Hamlets disrupted amid pollution concerns

Harriet Grant

03, Nov, 2022 @11:44 AM

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Weatherwatch: how cycling can measure local air pollution
Inexpensive weather monitors attached to handlebars reveal dips in air quality and temperature

Jeremy Plester

27, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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EU plans tighter controls on pollution as doctors call for urgent action
Stricter standards will tackle fine particulates and PFAS and require polluters to pay for cleanups

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

26, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Seattle and Portland mired in poor air quality as wildfires smoke up sky
The air was difficult to breathe and residents struggled with haze as numerous fires smolder in US north-west

Guardian staff and agencies

21, Oct, 2022 @1:36 AM

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California wants everyone to drive EVs. How will low-income people afford them?
The state has several programs in place to assist residents – but they’re already running out of funds

Gabriela Aoun

13, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Roads-focused policy fuels UK’s ‘car addiction’, campaigners say
Conservatives have shifted to refocus on the car amid warnings of air pollution risks

Helen Pidd

09, Oct, 2022 @12:59 PM

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How high fuel bills can worsen air pollution in our homes
Mould can grow if there’s not adequate ventilation or heat – and burning wood has big impact on indoor air quality

Gary Fuller

07, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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