Senior Analyst Jeffrey Mo takes a detailed looked at the impact of Birmingham's CAZ, a year after its introduction
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There are valid concerns about the economic impact of charging cars for access to city centres. Data on footfall and spend suggest that Birmingham’s new Clean Air Zone had no negative long-term effect on the city centre’s economy.
Switching to electric vehicles will help us on the road to net zero, but to reach our destination most of us will need to ditch cars entirely.
Air pollution remains a big killer in cities. The problem is getting worse - not better - but there are steps that city leaders can take to reduce it.
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.
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.
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.