Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air
Air Quality / Get involved! / sustainable city / videos

Let’s work together – collective action for cleaner air

Everyone must shoulder the responsibility for achieving clean air – this was the key message from last week’s air quality workshop at the University of Southampton. Academics, council officers, industry representatives and campaigners came together to discuss solutions to the crisis of polluted air in our city. We need to develop a long-term vision, for … Continue reading

Together in electric dreams
Air Quality / cycling / Get involved!

Together in electric dreams

Lightbulb moment Zero emission vehicles will be in the limelight on 15th June as part of the first National Clean Air Day being celebrated in the city. The bright sparks at The Environment Centre, Transition Southampton and Southampton City Council will be organising activities around the Bargate to raise awareness of pollution-free transport and ways … Continue reading

Let’s take a step towards cleaner air in Southampton
Air Quality / Opinion

Let’s take a step towards cleaner air in Southampton

Professor Ian Williams discusses Southampton’s struggle to improve local air quality Professor Ian Williams, Centre for Environmental Science, University of Southampton idw@soton.ac.uk, @EnviroTaff Every year in the UK it is estimated that 29,000 premature deaths are caused by poor air quality. Approximately 6% of all mortalities in Southampton have been attributed to air pollution – … Continue reading