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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.

Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities (2016)
Journal Article
Williams, W. B., Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T. J., Longhurst, J. W., Longhurst, J., Barnes, J. H., …Williams, B. (2016). Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Sustainable Development and Planning, 11(4), 491-499. https://doi.org/10.2495/SDP-V11-N4-491-499

© 2016 WIT Press, www.witpress.com. This paper explores the challenges, opportunities and progress made with managing air quality since the United Kingdom parliament passed the Clean Air Act, 1956. It seeks to identify the factors contributing to suc... Read More about Progress with air quality management in the 60 years since the UK clean air act, 1956. Lessons, failures, challenges and opportunities.

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.

Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study (2015)
Journal Article
Barnes, J. H., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. W. S. (2015). Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR150201

© 2015 WIT Press. In 2013, the UK exceeded the EU limit value for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) annual mean at 31 of its 43 zones and agglomerations. Current government predictions are that full compliance will not be achieved until after 2030, with 65% zon... Read More about Has UK Local Government Action Improved Local Air Quality? A Bristol Case Study.

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

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

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, June). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 2014 Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014, March). A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010. Poster presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study presents an assessment of exposure to ozone exceedences across Europe using a new methodology based around the Eurostat degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) classification, which provides the ability to categorise exposure into ‘Urban... Read More about A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010.

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, March). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

Is local air quality management a successful strategy for achieving selected EU limit values? (2014)
Book Chapter
Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014). Is local air quality management a successful strategy for achieving selected EU limit values?. In J. Longhurst, & C. A. Brebbia (Eds.), Air Pollution XXII, 285-297. WIT Press

This research examines the role of Local Air Quality Management Action Planning in achieving the EU limit value for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) annual mean, focusing on those Air Quality Management Areas (AQMAs) declared in England before July 2005 for ex... Read More about Is local air quality management a successful strategy for achieving selected EU limit values?.

Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain? (2014)
Journal Article
Longhurst, J. W., Chatterton, T. J., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J. H., Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., …Longhurst, J. (2014). Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain?. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(5), 660-681. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2012.762573

UK local air quality action planning has failed to remediate exceedances of air quality targets, particularly for nitrogen dioxide, which are widespread and persistent a decade after the first local action plans were drafted. This paper is relevant t... Read More about Air quality action planning: why do barriers to remediation in local air quality management remain?.

Has implementation Of local air quality management reduced local nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the UK? (2014)
Book Chapter
Barnes, J., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (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. WIT Press

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?.

Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues (2013)
Journal Article
Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., & Longhurst, J. (2013). Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues. Clean Air Journal, 23(1), 23-31

For key stakeholders to make informed air quality management decisions it is often necessary for in-depth data analysis to be tailored and concisely presented to meet their needs. Given the complexity of sources, the abundance of relevant data (e.g.... Read More about Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues.

Air as a common good (2013)
Journal Article
Longhurst, J. W., Hayes, E. T., Staddon, C., Appleby, T., Pontin, B., Everard, M., …Longhurst, J. (2013). Air as a common good. Environmental Science and Policy, 33, 354-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.04.008

Ecosystem services provide a framework for integrated assessment of the societal benefits provided by air, the largest ecosystem on the planet, which has been substantially overlooked in former management frameworks. Many attributes of air are 'commo... Read More about Air as a common good.

Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings (2012)
Journal Article
Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J. W., Bailey, R., Longhurst, J., Hayes, E. T., Hudson, L., …Thumim, J. (2012). Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 55(8), 1022-1046. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2011.635192

This paper describes a Delphi methodology to generate a number of broadly consensual low carbon scenarios for 2050. This approach to 'creating' the future, rather than predicting, is useful when dealing with profound and uncertain change over a long... Read More about Exploring a city's potential low carbon futures using Delphi methods: Some preliminary findings.

The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process (2012)
Journal Article
Olowoporoku, A., Hayes, E. T., Longhurst, J., & Parkhurst, G. (2012). The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process. Journal of Environmental Management, 101(30), 23-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.01.017

Regardless of its intent and purposes, the first decade of the Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) framework had little or no effect in reducing traffic-related air pollution in the UK. Apart from the impact of increased traffic volumes, the major fa... Read More about The rhetoric and realities of integrating air quality into local transport planning process.