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Health effects of air pollution

Construction site in south London
Daniel Marsh
Programme Manager, Centre for Low Emission Construction
Opinion
23 Aug 2021

Why it’s vital for the construction sector to be engaged in improving air quality

An opinion piece from our partner, the Centre for Low Emission Construction.

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Health effects of air pollution Childhood obesity

Street with planters and signs blocking access to car traffic
Niamh McGarry
Research Director at ClearView Research
Opinion
01 Jun 2021

How community researchers are helping us assess Healthy Streets

Through our Healthy Streets Southwark project, we're using researchers from the local area to help us evaluate measures to make streets safer and more useable.

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Health effects of air pollution

Walking by the river Thames
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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
13 May 2021

Modelling the health impact of air pollution in Lambeth and Southwark

Quantifying the health and economic impacts of NO2 and PM2.5

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Health effects of air pollution

Man walking down business arcade
Matt Towner
Matt Towner
Portfolio Manager (paternity leave)
Opinion
07 May 2021

Can business help deliver better air quality?

Portfolio Manager Matt Towner explores the role businesses can, and should, play in ensuring economic recovery from the pandemic and health go hand in hand.

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Health effects of air pollution COVID-19

Empty street in lockdown
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
18 Mar 2021

A small silver lining: reflections on air pollution in a pandemic

Kate Langford reflects on the impact, learnings and opportunities for our health effects of air pollution programme created by COVID-19.

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Health effects of air pollution Research and development

Woman in an urban garden planting
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Impact on Urban Health
Reports
19 Feb 2021

A breath of clean air

A report from our community research into people's experiences of air pollution in Lambeth and Southwark

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Health effects of air pollution

Women next to fence
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
11 Feb 2021

Building the evidence base for healthier streets

Programme Director Kate Langford shares more on our pilot to test ways to make our streets easier and safer for local residents to walk, cycle and spend time.

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Health effects of air pollution

Man with bus driving past
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Opinion
11 Feb 2021

A coronavirus legacy: better air quality for better health

Programme Director Kate Langford shares why improving air quality to improve our health is such a fitting legacy from COVID-19.

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Health effects of air pollution

ULEZ in London
Kate Langford
Kate Langford
Programme Director
Policy
07 Aug 2020

Air quality response

Our response to the House of Commons' Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

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