Saaf Hava (Clean Air) Citizen Monitoring in Easton

Council of Bristol Mosques (CBM) & Residents Against Dirty Energy (RADE) have launched Saaf Hava (Clean Air) a project that will map Air Pollution at 20 Easton sites, in great detail in real-time. “Saaf Hava is everyone’s business. We all need it, and we all have a right to decide how to get Clean Air.” Using sensors to detect Particulate …

St Philip’s Marsh – from Diesel to sustainable energy hub

The past 2 weeks have seen completions and starts on the way to more sustainable power, and an object lesson in the interplay between planning and accidents. At the end of 2015, a group was formed to fight the proposal for a Diesel Powered Electricity Generator Scheme on St Philip’s Marsh [a Peaker Plant]. Close to a Nursery School, and …

Finding Solutions is as important as Campaigning

Finding Solutions is as important as Campaigning. We have 2 teams from UWE Engineering Dept working on sustainable heating solutions for Van Dwellers and small workshops and garages. Van Dwellers are a local symptom of the housing crisis, unable to afford to rent a home, more and more people are living in vans at the road side. Often the only …

The Bristol Cable has picked up on our Bristol Pledge Campaign

“Stuart Phelps argues that “poverty is the only excuse for burning wood in the city”. Last March we had a clean white blanket of snow, no traffic—but no fresh air because woodsmoke was way over World Health Organisation guidelines. Technically, the 24-hour average of ultrafine particles (PM2.5) exceeded the 25 micrograms per cubic metre of air that the WHO sets …

How and where to object to a power station at St Phillips

If you wish to register your objection to the planning application by Conrad Energy to locate gas fuelled generators in an area of Bristol which already has some of the worst air quality in the region, this guide will help OBJECTIONS MUST BE IN BY MONDAY 28 TH JANUARY Follow this LINK to the comments page for application #18/05628/F You …

Clean Air Strategy 2019

Clean Air Strategy 2019

From https://airqualitynews.com/2019/01/14/clean-air-strategy-households-and-agriculture-targeted-but-transport-lacking/ “Clean Air Strategy: targets set for households and agriculture, but what about transport? 14.01.2019 Thomas Barrett The government has published its much-delayed Clean Air Strategy, which includes commitments to cut emissions from wood stoves and the farming sector. However, other than reaffirming their pledge to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040, the 109-page …

BMJ Research “All Wood Burning Stoves Pollute”

“Air pollution in UK: the public health problem that won’t go away” – BMJ 2015;350:h2757 “Sixty years after the Clean Air Act, air pollution is back in the headlines. The government has been accused of a failure to act while drivers of diesel cars, who were encouraged to believe they were doing the environment a favour, are now categorised as …