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Entries open for this year’s Ian McCrae Award

Dr Ian McCrae was a very well-respected and widely liked air quality practitioner who worked for TRL. He made significant contributions to the understanding of emissions from transport and their links with air quality. In his honour, the IAQM will present the Ian McCrae Award to an IAQM Associate or Member in the early stages of their ...

Can a low-cost air quality monitor offer near-reference level data?

Most countries around the world rely on government reference stations to monitor background air quality. Whilst very accurate, they are also very expensive and are normally fixed in position.In recent years, as more has become known about air quality, we have learnt that not only does it vary from street to street, but also between ...

Webinar: The role of local authorities in managing air pollution

In this webinar, Davide Pascarella considers the implications of the Environment Bill on local governments' regulatory framework around Smoke Control Areas. Davide explores and highlights the impact of policy decisions and the real-world delivery of initiatives to tackle the contribution to air pollution from wood-burning appliances. Studies indicate residential wood-burning stoves result in PM2.5 emissions ...