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What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Barnes, J., Bushel, C., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Prestwood, E., & Williams, B. (2016, October). What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?. Presented at Routes to Clean Air 2

2016 marks 60 years since the first UK Clean Air Act. This presentation considers the factors contributing to successful management of air quality and the factors that act as barriers to progress. The public health catastrophe of the 1952 Londo... Read More about What has been achieved in the 60 years since the first Clean Air Act?.

Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK (2016)
Journal Article
Brunt, H., Barnes, J., Jones, S. J., Longhurst, J., Scally, G., & Hayes, E. T. (2017). Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK. Journal of Public Health, 39(3), 485-497. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdw084

© The Author 2016. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. All rights reserved. Background Air pollution exposure reduces life expectancy. Air pollution, deprivation and poor-health status combinations can create i... Read More about Air pollution, deprivation and health: Understanding relationships to add value to local air quality management policy and practice in Wales, UK.

A social and spatial analysis of emissions from private vehicle use in Great Britain (2016)
Journal Article
Chatterton, T., & Barnes, J. (2016). A social and spatial analysis of emissions from private vehicle use in Great Britain. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR160101

This paper will describe a new approach to source apportionment of transport emissions that moves away from traditional approaches which have allocated emissions to point of use, or by journey purpose. Instead, emissions will be attributed spatially... Read More about A social and spatial analysis of emissions from private vehicle use in Great Britain.

Air quality update (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J. (2016, June). Air quality update. Presented at Environmental Protection Update Workshop, Weston-super-Mare, UK

Mapping household direct energy consumption in the United Kingdom to provide a new perspective on energy justice (2016)
Journal Article
Chatterton, T., Anable, J., Barnes, J., & Yeboah, G. (2016). Mapping household direct energy consumption in the United Kingdom to provide a new perspective on energy justice. Energy Research and Social Science, 18, 71-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.04.013

Targets for reductions in carbon emissions and energy use are often framed solely in terms of percentage reductions. However, the amount of energy used by households varies greatly, with some using considerably more than others and, therefore, potent... Read More about Mapping household direct energy consumption in the United Kingdom to provide a new perspective on energy justice.

A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates (2016)
Journal Article
Williams, B., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2016). A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR160011

Globally, poor air quality is the most significant environmental health concern. Across Europe, 400,000 deaths were attributed to air pollution in 2012, whilst in the UK over 50,000 deaths per year are due to a combination of gaseous and particulate... Read More about A critical review of the robustness of the UK government’s air quality plan and expected compliance dates.

Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement (2016)
Journal Article
Longhurst, J. W., Scally, G., Brunt, H., Hayes, E., Brunt, H., Barnes, J., …Hayes, E. T. (2016). Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement. Environmental Science and Policy, 58, 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2016.01.009

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. The UK's Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime is designed to protect people's health from the ill-effects of air pollution, but it is failing to achieve its full potential. The Public Health aspects of, perspectives on, and... Read More about Local Air Quality Management policy and practice in the UK: The case for greater Public Health integration and engagement.

Local and national action – next steps? (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J. (2016, February). Local and national action – next steps?. Presented at Westminster Briefing 'Air Quality Management Under the New Government: Understanding National Priorities and the Next Steps for LAQM'

The presentation covers the latest LAQM and Action Plan consultations from Defra and speculates on the effects that recent legislative actions may have on air quality management in the near future.

Air Pollution XXIV (2016)
Book
Longhurst, J., Brebbia, C., & Barnes, J. (2016). J. Barnes, C. Brebbia, & J. Longhurst (Eds.), Air Pollution XXIV. WIT Press

In these proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, international academics and air pollution practitioners contribute to the evolving understanding of the science and policy contexts of... Read More about Air Pollution XXIV.