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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.

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.

Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown (2021)
Journal Article
Brown, L., Barnes, J., & Hayes, E. (2021). Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown. Science of the Total Environment, 780, 146651. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.146651

Elevated urban Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) is a consequence of road traffic and other fossil-fuel combustion sources, and the road transport sector provides a significant contribution to UK NO2 emissions. The inhalation of traffic-related air pollution, i... Read More about Traffic-related air pollution reduction at UK schools during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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.

Public attitudes & behavioural change (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J. (2021, March). Public attitudes & behavioural change. Paper presented at Scottish Air Quality Database and Website Annual Seminar

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.

Environmental justice and air pollution (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J. (2020, October). Environmental justice and air pollution. Presented at Unequal Air: Structural racism, environmental injustice, and the disproportionate burden of pollution, Clean Air Day event organised by Global Action Plan

Benefits of improving air quality and reducing road traffic (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J. (2020, October). Benefits of improving air quality and reducing road traffic. Presented at Pollution in Bristol: Our Emissions and Transport, Clean Air Day event organised by Future Economy Network and Stantec

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.

ClairCity Citizen-led air pollution reduction in cities (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., & Hayes, E. (2020, August). ClairCity Citizen-led air pollution reduction in cities. Presented at CIEH Summer Series: Air quality in the West of England: pollution, air quality and crematoriums, Webinar

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.

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

Emissions vs exposure: Increasing injustice from road traffic-related air pollution in the United Kingdom (2019)
Journal Article
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T. J., & Longhurst, J. (2019). Emissions vs exposure: Increasing injustice from road traffic-related air pollution in the United Kingdom. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 73, 56-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2019.05.012

© 2019 The Authors This paper presents unique spatial analyses identifying substantial discrepancies in traffic-related emissions generation and exposure by socioeconomic and demographic groups. It demonstrates a compelling environmental and social i... Read More about Emissions vs exposure: Increasing injustice from road traffic-related air pollution in the United Kingdom.