News Roundup (25-31 March)

European cities consider making public transport free to tackle air pollution 

 25 March - www.telegraph.co.uk

25 March - www.telegraph.co.uk

European cities are increasingly looking toward free transport in a bid to combat air pollution. (read more)


Major link between air pollution and childhood asthma

 27 March - http://www.guardian-series.co.uk

27 March - http://www.guardian-series.co.uk

Air pollution may be responsible for nearly 40% of childhood asthma cases in a northern city that was at the centre of the Industrial Revolution, a study has found. (Read More)

An article on the same subject is also on the Times 


Crown Estate to to trial moss living wall solution to air pollution in London's West End

 28 March - www.hortweek.com

28 March - www.hortweek.com

The Crown Estate is to trial installations of CityTree - a moss-based living wall which removes harmful particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide from the air - in London's West End (read more)


Andrea Carnevali