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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

National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all? (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2019, June). National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all?. Presented at Influence! 23rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC)

Introduction and welcome Brief summary of the air quality challenge Discussion on the role of Universities and Colleges in addressing air quality Conclusions and a draft statement on the role of Universities and Colleges in achieving clean ai... Read More about National Clean Air Day – what are we doing to advance the achievement of clean air for all?.

Bristol’s 2030 carbon neutrality goal. Some observations from the Urban ID Project (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2019, May). Bristol’s 2030 carbon neutrality goal. Some observations from the Urban ID Project. Presented at Bristol’s 2030 Carbon Neutrality Goal

Scope of Presentation Introduction to Urban ID Some Definitions and Statistics The Green House Gas Protocol The Urban ID Approach Boundary and Emission Questions A Pathway to Carbon Neutrality Supporting Behaviour Change How Can UWE Help?... Read More about Bristol’s 2030 carbon neutrality goal. Some observations from the Urban ID Project.

The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Hayes, E. (2019, February). The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants. Presented at Met Office's Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Engagement Event

Structure of Presentation 1. Diagnosing the problem of anthropogenic air pollution 2. A brief comment on the Strategic Priorities Fund Clean Air Programme 3. The value of a systems perspective to address the issues, clarify the ambiguities and of... Read More about The need for a systems perspective to devise new solutions for contemporary and emergent air pollutants.

Enhancing local air quality management in Wales to maximise public health awareness, integration, collaboration and impact (2018)
Thesis
Brunt, H. A. Enhancing local air quality management in Wales to maximise public health awareness, integration, collaboration and impact. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/860302

Air pollution is a significant public health concern. The UK Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) regime mandates collaborative action to reduce air pollution to protect health. Despite having this aim, LAQM is disconnected from broader public health... Read More about Enhancing local air quality management in Wales to maximise public health awareness, integration, collaboration and impact.

120 Years of environmental protection UK (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2018, September). 120 Years of environmental protection UK. Presented at Celebrating 120 years of Environmental Protection UK

On the 10th of September 2018 Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) celebrated the 120th birthday of one of its parent organisations, the Coal Smoke Abatement Society (CSAS). This speech reviews the important contributions of the Society in the battle... Read More about 120 Years of environmental protection UK.

Are we really serious about managing air quality? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2017, December). Are we really serious about managing air quality?. Presented at Inaugural Honorary Fellow of Society for the Environment Lecture

Inaugural Honorary Fellow of Society for the Environment Lecture This presentation considers the continuing challenge of managing local air quality in the UK and the factors that act as barriers to progress. It critiques the progress in mee... Read More about Are we really serious about managing air quality?.

Delivering environmental protection through local authorities (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2017, November). Delivering environmental protection through local authorities. Presented at Environmental Protection UK Annual Conference 2017

This presentation considers the role of Local Authorities (LA) in providing environmental protection. It adopts a historical perspective focusing upon the role of LAs before considering changes in the capability and competency to deliver environmen... Read More about Delivering environmental protection through local authorities.

The government’s air quality action plan to improve the health of the public (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2017, July). The government’s air quality action plan to improve the health of the public. Presented at Challenge and Change: Air Quality Conference

This keynote presentation briefly considers the causes and impacts of air pollution and critiques the UK Government’s consultation on a draft revised UK Air Quality Plan for tackling nitrogen dioxide. The plan is considered to be inadequate for the... Read More about The government’s air quality action plan to improve the health of the public.

Sustainable Development and Planning IX (2017)
Book
Brebbia, C., Longhurst, J., Marco, E., & Booth, C. (2017). C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, E. Marco, & C. Booth (Eds.), Sustainable Development and Planning IX. WIT press

Containing papers presented at the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development and Planning this volume brings together the work of academics, policy makers, practitioners and other international stakeholders and discusses new academic fi... Read More about Sustainable Development and Planning IX.

Air Pollution XXV (2017)
Book
Almorza, D., Longhurst, J., Brebbia, C., & Barnes, J. (2017). J. Barnes, C. Brebbia, J. Longhurst, & D. Amorza (Eds.), Air Pollution XXV. WIT Press

Encompassing papers presented at the 25th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution, this book is the latest from a successful conference series. International academics and air pollution experts address variou... Read More about Air Pollution XXV.

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.

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.

Financial implications of car use and the drive to work: A social and spatial distributional analysis using income data and area classifications (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Anable, J., Cairns, S., & Wilson, R. (2016, April). Financial implications of car use and the drive to work: A social and spatial distributional analysis using income data and area classifications. Paper presented at DEMAND Conference

Using new datasets from the UK Department of Transport that permit the calculation of annual fuel costs and Vehicle Excise Duty for all private motor vehicles under 3.5 tonnes in Great Britain, this paper presents an analysis on variations in househo... Read More about Financial implications of car use and the drive to work: A social and spatial distributional analysis using income data and area classifications.

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.

60 years of Health Protection under the Clean Air Acts (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2016, February). 60 years of Health Protection under the Clean Air Acts. Presented at Environmental Protection UK Annual General Meeting 2016

2016 marks 60 years of UK Clean Air Acts. This presentation explores the challenges, opportunities and progress since the Clean Air Act, 1956. It reflects upon historical attempts to manage air pollution noting success factors and barriers to progres... Read More about 60 years of Health Protection under the Clean Air Acts.

Financial implications of car ownership and use (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Anable, J., Cairns, S., Wilson, R. E., & Yeboah, G. (2016, January). Financial implications of car ownership and use. Paper presented at University Transport Studies Group (UTSG) 48th Annual Conference

This paper presents a new perspective on assessing the financial impacts of private car usage in England and Wales, using novel datasets to explore implications of motoring costs (Vehicle Excise Duty and road fuel costs) for households as part of the... Read More about Financial implications of car ownership and use.

An introduction to theories of behaviour (2016)
Book Chapter
Chatterton, T. (2016). An introduction to theories of behaviour. In F. Spotswood (Ed.), Beyond Behaviour Change: Key Issues, Interdisciplinary Approaches and Future DirectionsPolicy Press

An critical introduction to 'classical' theories of behaviour, including their historical context - including Theory of Planned Behaviour, Theory of Reasoned Action and Theory of Interpersonal Bhaviour

Air Pollution. Why we fail to learn the lessons of history (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2015, October). Air Pollution. Why we fail to learn the lessons of history. Presented at Routes to Clean Air

This presentation explores contemporary issues of air pollution through the lens provided by history. It presents a perspective drawn from an analysis of historical, and mostly failed, attempts to manage air pollution from classical times until to... Read More about Air Pollution. Why we fail to learn the lessons of history.