Air pollution in cities fell over the course of the first national lockdown, but now meets or exceeds pre-pandemic levels in 80 per cent of places studied.
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City MinutesCity Minutes: How has the pandemic affected air quality in cities?
Valentine Quinio and Hubert Thieriot on the fall and rise of air pollution in 2020.
As life returns to normal councils must act to stop air pollution returning to pre-pandemic levels.
Three ways in which Covid-19 has affected councils' plans to build a green economy.
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions are now lifting across the UK, but are people in cities making the most of their newfound freedom?
Clean Air Zones are often dismissed by critics as socially unfair. But this argument doesn’t consider who is most affected by polluted air.
The Government has urged more people to cycle and walk, rather than drive, in response to the limits on public transport capacity that COVID-19 imposes. This would require a dramatic change in behaviour.
Air pollution remains a killer, and cities should not push their plans to tackle it into the long grass.
A number of cities across the UK are preparing for Clean Air Zones. Instead of being a trade-off, Valentine Quinio shows that there is an economic rationale for tackling toxic air.
Cities Outlook showed that cities, and particularly cities in the south-east of the country, are blighted by poor air quality. But how does this fit with broader changes in the UK in recent years? Valentine Quinio explores the recent trends.