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

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.

Exploring the postgraduate ESD experience in UWE’s MSc Environmental Management (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., & Longhurst, J. (2015, September). Exploring the postgraduate ESD experience in UWE’s MSc Environmental Management. Presented at Learning from the Sharp End. Implications for Sustainability in HE

This paper will examine the ESD experience of postgraduate students taking the MSc Environmental Management at UWE, Bristol. It will do this through the lens provided by the Education for Sustainable Development guidance produced by the HEA and QAA i... Read More about Exploring the postgraduate ESD experience in UWE’s MSc Environmental Management.

Learning from Bristol: A novel method for local air quality action planning (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2015, June). Learning from Bristol: A novel method for local air quality action planning. Poster presented at 52nd International Making Cities Livable Conference on Achieving Green, Healthy Cities

The primary source of air pollution in urban areas is road traffic with >60% UK local authorities exceeding the health-based annual mean air quality objective for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). Ambient air pollution is carcinogenic and the cardiovascular an... Read More about Learning from Bristol: A novel method for local air quality action planning.

Energy justice? A spatial analysis of variations in household direct energy consumption in the UK (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., Yeboah, G., & Anable, J. (2015, June). Energy justice? A spatial analysis of variations in household direct energy consumption in the UK. Paper presented at eceee 2015 Summer Study on energy efficiency

Targets for reductions in carbon emissions and energy use are usually framed in terms of national and international percentage reductions. However, the amount of energy used by households varies greatly, with some households using considerably more t... Read More about Energy justice? A spatial analysis of variations in household direct energy consumption in the UK.

Has UK local government action improved local air quality? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2015, June). Has UK local government action improved local air quality?. Presented at 23rd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

Understanding car ownership elasticities in England and Wales: Advancing the evidence base with new data sources (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Yeboah, G., Anable, J., Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., Wilson, E., Turnbull, O., & Cairns, S. (2015, April). Understanding car ownership elasticities in England and Wales: Advancing the evidence base with new data sources. Paper presented at GISRUK 2015

This study presents global and local models explaining household car ownership elasticity in England and Wales based on new datasets from Experian household median income and 2011 Census released by UK Government agencies. Latest empirical evidence o... Read More about Understanding car ownership elasticities in England and Wales: Advancing the evidence base with new data sources.

A Study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, July). A Study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Presented at Air Pollution 2014: 22nd International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution