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Characteristics of real-world gaseous exhaust emissions from cars in heterogeneous traffic conditions (2021)
Journal Article
Kuppili, S. K., Dheeraj Alshetty, V., Diya, M., Shiva Nagendra, S. M., Ramadurai, G., Ramesh, A., …De Vito, L. (2021). Characteristics of real-world gaseous exhaust emissions from cars in heterogeneous traffic conditions. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 95, 102855. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2021.102855

In this study, researchers have explored real-world driving conditions and developed emission factors for 58 passenger cars using on-board emission measurement technique while driving on five different routes in Delhi. The measured average emission f... Read More about Characteristics of real-world gaseous exhaust emissions from cars in heterogeneous traffic conditions.

A framework for assessing the contribution of UK local authorities toward compliance with the EU ambient air quality directive (2021)
Journal Article
Fremantle, K., De Vito, L., Williams, B., & Longhurst, J. (in press). A framework for assessing the contribution of UK local authorities toward compliance with the EU ambient air quality directive. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2021.1888698

Implementation outcomes of the Ambient Air Quality Directive (AAQD) (2008/50/EC)) are weak across European Union (EU) member states. In the UK, Local Authorities (LAs) must work toward reducing air pollution, however, means of assessing the extent an... Read More about A framework for assessing the contribution of UK local authorities toward compliance with the EU ambient air quality directive.

Unprecedented reduction in air pollution and corresponding short-term premature mortality associated with COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi, India (2021)
Journal Article
Maji, K. J., Namdeo, A., Bell, M., Goodman, P., Nagendra, S. M., Barnes, J. H., …Alshetty, D. (2021). Unprecedented reduction in air pollution and corresponding short-term premature mortality associated with COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi, India. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, 71(9), 1085-1101. https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2021.1905104

Countries around the world introduced strict restrictions on movement and activities known as ‘lockdowns’ to restrict the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the end of 2019. A sudden improvement in air quality was observed global... Read More about Unprecedented reduction in air pollution and corresponding short-term premature mortality associated with COVID-19 lockdown in Delhi, India.

Applying social learning to climate communications- visualising 'people like me' in air pollution and climate change data (2021)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Hayes, E., Vanherle, K., Pápics, P. I., Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., …Longhurst, J. (2021). Applying social learning to climate communications- visualising 'people like me' in air pollution and climate change data. Sustainability, 13(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13063406

Technological approaches to carbon emission and air pollution data modelling consider where the issues are located and what is creating emissions. This paper argues that more focus should be paid to people-the drivers of vehicles or households burnin... Read More about Applying social learning to climate communications- visualising 'people like me' in air pollution and climate change data.

A rapid assessment of the opportunities presented by the BEIS energy white paper and the UK Government's Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution (2021)
Report
Longhurst, J., Bullard, J., Michalec, O., Gething, B., Tudgey, D., & Windemer, R. (2021). A rapid assessment of the opportunities presented by the BEIS energy white paper and the UK Government's Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. Bristol: Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change

A rapid assessment of the opportunities for Bristol presented by the Energy White Paper and 10 Point Plan. Report prepared by a sub committee of the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change.

Climate action toolkit for the higher education sector (2021)
Report
Longhurst, J., Gough, G., Donnelly, C., Harris, V., Roberts, P., & Norris, K. (2021). Climate action toolkit for the higher education sector. Online: Climate Commission for Higher and Further Education

The HE Climate Action Toolkit, produced by the Climate Commission for UK Higher and Further Education, identifies critical elements to climate action across 5 themes: leadership, teaching, research, community engagement and campus management. These e... Read More about Climate action toolkit for the higher education sector.

Analysis of various transport modes to evaluate personal exposure to PM2.5 pollution in Delhi (2020)
Journal Article
Maji, K. J., Namdeo, A., Hoban, D., Bell, M., Goodman, P., Nagendra, S. S., …Alshetty, D. (2021). Analysis of various transport modes to evaluate personal exposure to PM2.5 pollution in Delhi. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 12(2), 417-431. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2020.12.003

Access to detailed comparisons of the air quality variations encountered when commuting through a city offers the urban traveller more informed choice on how to minimise personal exposure to inhalable pollutants. In this study we report on an experim... Read More about Analysis of various transport modes to evaluate personal exposure to PM2.5 pollution in Delhi.

Annual report on year one - Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (2020)
Report
Willets, S., Bachra, S., Proctor, S., Clayton, W., Michalec, O., Rawlinson-Smith, R., …Longhurst, J. (2020). Annual report on year one - Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change. Bristol: Bristol One City

Exactly one year following its establishment, the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) has published the Annual Report on Year One to review its first year of operations and key contributions to Bristol’s response to the climate emerg... Read More about Annual report on year one - Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change.

South Gloucestershire Council climate emergency declaration review of year one of the Climate Emergency Action Plan (2020)
Report
Longhurst, J. (2020). South Gloucestershire Council climate emergency declaration review of year one of the Climate Emergency Action Plan. South Gloucestershire Council: South Gloucestershire Council

A critical review of South Gloucestershire Council's Climate Emergency Year 1 Action Plan. A review undertaken by the University Advisory Group supporting South Gloucestershire Council in the implementation of their Climate Emergency Strategy.

Air Pollution XXVIII (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., & Casares, J. (2020). Air Pollution XXVIII

Air pollution issues remain one of the most challenging problems facing the international community. The included research demonstrates the wide-spread nature of the air pollution phenomena and explores in depth their impacts on human health and the... Read More about Air Pollution XXVIII.

Air Pollution Studies (2020)
Book
Passerini, G., Borrego, C., Longhurst, J., Lopes, M., & Barnes, J. (2020). Air Pollution Studies. WIT Press

Air pollution issues remain one of the most challenging problems facing society. This wide-ranging collection of high-quality works contains valuable research on issues related to the modelling, monitoring and management of air pollution. The pape... Read More about Air Pollution Studies.

The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK (2020)
Journal Article
De Vito, L., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Williams, B., & Hayes, E. (in press). The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1796422

The lockdown enforced by the UK Government to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has led to an unparalleled reduction in traffic volumes and significant drop in nitrogen dioxide concentrations in most cities, although the picture emerging fro... Read More about The legacy of COVID-19: Lessons and challenges for city-scale air quality management in the UK.

The opportunity and challenge of embedding education for sustainable development in HE (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2020, January). The opportunity and challenge of embedding education for sustainable development in HE. Presented at STEM Graduates for a Changing World. Advance HE STEM Conference, Manchester, UK

This keynote is divided into 8 sections exploring the opportunity and challenge of embedding ESD in higher education. Part 1 The opportunity for the HE sector Part 2 The complex challenge that we face Part 3 A little context and background to sus... Read More about The opportunity and challenge of embedding education for sustainable development in HE.

Independent review of the sustainability of the YTL Arena, Bristol (2020)
Report
Longhurst, J. (2020). Independent review of the sustainability of the YTL Arena, Bristol. YTL Developments

UWE Bristol has been commissioned to undertake an independent review of the sustainability credentials of the proposed YTL Arena, Bristol and to offer judgment on the rigour and robustness of the sustainability assessment undertaken by YTL’s consu... Read More about Independent review of the sustainability of the YTL Arena, Bristol.

Characteristics of tail pipe (Nitric oxide) and resuspended dust emissions from urban roads – A case study in Delhi city (2019)
Journal Article
Dheeraj Alshetty, V., Kuppili, S. K., Nagendra, . S. S., Ramadurai, G., Sethi, V., Kumar, R., …Longhurst, J. (2020). Characteristics of tail pipe (Nitric oxide) and resuspended dust emissions from urban roads – A case study in Delhi city. Journal of Transport and Health, 17, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100653

Introduction: Personal exposure to elevated vehicle exhaust and non-exhaust emissions at urban roadside leads to carcinogenic health effects, respiratory illness and nervous system disorders. In this paper, an attempt has been made to investigate the... Read More about Characteristics of tail pipe (Nitric oxide) and resuspended dust emissions from urban roads – A case study in Delhi city.

Air Pollution 2019 (2019)
Conference Proceeding
(2019). Air Pollution 2019. In G. Passerini, C. Borrego, J. Longhurst, M. Lopes, & J. Barnes (Eds.), WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment

The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Hayes, E., De Vito, L., & Williams, B. (2019, June). The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?. Presented at 27th International Conference on Air Pollution Modelling, Monitoring and Management

Introduction and context A brief overview of the UK’s air pollution problem The Clean Air Strategy 2019 – aims and intentions Evaluating the Strategy Conclusions The new strategy was published in January 2019. The foreword by the Secretary... Read More about The Clean Air Strategy 2019. Is this a new start for the management of air quality?.

Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Boushel, C., De Vito, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Hayes, E., & Longhurst, J. (2019, June). Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city. Presented at Air Pollution 2019, 27th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2019, June). National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all?. Presented at Influence! 23rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC)

Introduction and welcome Brief summary of the air quality challenge Discussion on the role of Universities and Colleges in addressing air quality Conclusions and a draft statement on the role of Universities and Colleges in achieving clean ai... Read More about National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all?.