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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 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

Air pollution in Delhi: A review of past and current policy approaches (2018)
Conference Proceeding
De Vito, L., Chatterton, T., Namdeo, A., Nagendra, S., Gulia, S., Goyal, S., …Barnes, J. (2018). Air pollution in Delhi: A review of past and current policy approaches. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180411

Delhi National Capital Region (Delhi NCR) is facing serious challenges linked to worrying levels of air pollution (mainly NO2, PM10 and PM2.5). The CADTIME prject (Clean Air in Delhi through Implementation, Mitigation and Engagement) aims to understa... Read More about Air pollution in Delhi: A review of past and current policy approaches.

Has implementation of local air quality management reduced local nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the UK? (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. W. (2014). Has implementation of local air quality management reduced local nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the UK?. In J. Longhurst, & C. A. Brebbia (Eds.), Air Pollution XXII. , (365-376). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR140301

In February 2014 the European Commission launched legal proceedings against the UK for its failure to cut excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2). The failure of national action to achieve the necessary reduction in NO2 places an increasing onus o... Read More about Has implementation of local air quality management reduced local nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the UK?.

Air quality action planning: Barriers to remediation in local air quality management (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J., & Olowoporoku, A. (2012). Air quality action planning: Barriers to remediation in local air quality management. In C. Brebbia, & J. Longhurst (Eds.), Air Pollution XX (139-150). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR120131

This paper explores the operation of air quality action planning within the framework of UK air quality management with particular reference to the key actors and actions. The paper examines the intentions of action planning policy and reflects on th... Read More about Air quality action planning: Barriers to remediation in local air quality management.

Framing air pollution as a major health risk in Lagos, Nigeria (2012)
Conference Proceeding
Olowoporoku, A. O., Longhurst, J., & Barnes, J. H. (2012). Framing air pollution as a major health risk in Lagos, Nigeria. In C. Brebbia, & J. Longhurst (Eds.), Air Pollution XX (479-488). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR120421

This paper provides an overview of the emergent public health risks attributable to air pollution in Lagos and solutions to reduce them. Growing evidence has substantiated a causal relationship between air pollution and mortality, hospital admissions... Read More about Framing air pollution as a major health risk in Lagos, Nigeria.

Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Barnes, J. H., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J., & Olowoporoku, A. O. (2011). Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values. In C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, & V. Popov (Eds.), Air Pollution XIX (277-285). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR110261

Despite 14 years of UK Local Air Quality Management (LAQM), ambient NO concentrations have not decreased as expected. Although NO concentrations decreased from 1996 to 2002-4, this trend has subsequently levelled off. The UK Government has failed t... Read More about Assessing the potential for local action to achieve EU limit values.

Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria (2011)
Conference Proceeding
Olowoporoku, A. O., Longhurst, J., Barnes, J. H., & Edokpayi, C. A. (2011). Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria. In C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, & V. Popov (Eds.), Air Pollution XIX (1-10). https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR110011

Since 1988 the Nigerian Government has introduced environmental legislation aimed at reducing the atmospheric impact of various sources of pollution. Emphasis has often been placed on mitigating pollution from the oil and gas industry. However, vario... Read More about Towards a new framework for air quality management in Nigeria.