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IAQM responds to Defra’s environmental targets consultation

Last week Defra closed its consultation on the long-term environmental targets set out as part of the Environment Act 2021. The Environment Act requires that the government set at least one long-term target in each of the following areas: air quality, water, biodiversity, and resource efficiency and waste reduction. It also requires targets to be set ...

IAQM launches Climate Change Working Group

In the lead up to COP26 the IAQM launched a survey collecting member views on the impact of climate change policy on air quality professionals. One of the key findings from the survey was that an overwhelming majority (92%) of members think that the IAQM should provide more support in the area of climate change ...

Join our Early Careers Network Committee

The IAQM Early Careers Network was established in 2017 to provide IAQM Early Career professionals with a platform to develop skills, network with fellow professionals and gain valuable CPD. Since the group’s inception, there have been a series of meetups, providing a forum for early career professionals to learn, practice presentation skills and network, in ...

Prof Frank Kelly elected as IAQM Honorary Fellow

The IAQM are delighted to announce that Professor Frank Kelly has been elected as an IAQM Honorary Fellow at the IAQM AGM. Professor Kelly holds the Humphrey Battcock Chair in Community Heath Policy at Imperial College London, where he is Director of the Environmental Research Group, Director of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit on Environment ...

Air Quality Positive London Plan Guidance Consultation

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has launched a consultation on the Air Quality Positive London Plan Guidance and IAQM will be responding to the consultation.On Friday 10th December at 10am there is an online consultation session for air quality professionals that you can register to attend here. You can respond to the consultation via a personal ...