Updates

IAQM membership reaches new heights

We are pleased to announce that in June the IAQM's membership has surpassed 500 members. Almost two years ago to the day we passed the 400-member-marker and the continued growth seen over the last two years has been outstanding. When founded in 2002, the IAQM estimated that there may only be around 400 professionals working ...

Ambient Pollution Removal Techniques position statement open for comments

The IAQM considers the reduction of emissions at source or the reduction in exposure to pollution to always be preferable to the use of any technique that purports to remove pollutants from the air by active or passive means. Before an investment is made in any solution of this kind, a thorough appraisal of the ...

World Environment Day Reflections on Air Quality – A View from our Chair

IAQM Chair, Claire Holman FIAQM, shares her reflections on key challenges within the air quality sector. There is currently unprecedented interest in air quality across the world, as evidence of its adverse effects deepens. Yet the car industry and its suppliers remain blinkered. Twice in recent months, I have talked to two industry employees. One I ...

New COMEAP publication

The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) has published a report on The Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Morbidity: Mechanistic Evidence (COMEAP, 2018).  This report updates COMEAP’s earlier review of the evidence of possible mechanisms of cardiovascular effects for air pollutants (COMEAP, 2006).

Just one week left to apply for the Committee

There are several vacancies arising on the IAQM committee. We are looking for members who want to support the Institute's development over the next few years.Whatever your background and expertise within air quality, membership of the IAQM Committee will help you to shape your Institute's future. This is your chance to give something back to ...