6 Jul

Measuring West Hill Air Pollution

Hi everyone, I visited Putney High Street this morning to collect the AQMesh air monitor that’s been collocating with the official air pollution reference...
23 Jun

Our Pollution Battleground

For hundreds of thousands of UK children, travelling on busy roads when pollution is at its highest is unavoidable. They live on or near a busy road. Their...
11 Jun

West Hill Pollution Solution

It takes two to three minutes to drive one mile north east from Tibbett's Corner to the junction of West Hill (A3) and the Upper Richmond Road (South...
11 Jun

Putney High Street’s dirty big sister

In March 2018, we loaned an AQMesh air monitor and measured hourly NO2 levels for two weeks next to the roadside on West Hill and two weeks next to the air...
28 Mar

Traffic pollution and childhood asthma

When the government mentions asthma in relation to traffic pollution, it’s generally to warn that children with lung problems should consider reducing...
22 Mar

London Air Pollution – A parent’s choice

I’ve lived in London all my life and like many Londoners I’ve never owned a car. With two teenagers, a three-year-old and a baby, life might be easier with...
15 Mar

Has air pollution really improved significantly since 2010?

When the government is asked to clean up the UK’s poisonous air, they often use the same sound bite: “Air pollution has improved significantly since...
27 Feb

Illegally Low Pollution Levels?

Does the government’s view of ‘Low’ pollution levels match your own? The World Health Organisation’s nitrogen dioxide (NO2) guideline is for No...
22 Feb

UK Government fighting NOT to monitor pollution levels locally

Yesterday, environmental lawyers ClientEarth won a third case against the UK government over the country’s illegal and harmful levels of air pollution. In a...
21 Feb

Forced to idle

Driving responsibly means being aware of those breathing my vehicle’s carcinogenic exhaust fumes and acting to minimise their (and my own) exposure. I spend...