Jul 6, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Jun 23, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Jun 11, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Jun 11, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Mar 28, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Mar 22, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Mar 15, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Feb 27, 2018 Air Pollution

Illegally Low Pollution Levels?

Does the government’s view of ‘Low’ pollution levels match your own? The World Health Organisation’s nitrogen dioxide (NO2)...
Feb 22, 2018 Air Pollution

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...
Feb 21, 2018 Air Pollution

Forced to idle

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