Pollution in Bristol: Our Emissions and Transport

  • Thursday, 8 October, 2020 - 07:45 to Thursday, 8 October, 2020 - 10:45
  • TLT, 1 Redcliff Street, Bristol, BS1 6TP
  • Bristol
  • The Future Economy Network
  • events@thefutureeconomygroup.co.uk
  • http://bit.ly/388eYf9
  • smes, BAME communities, anyone affected by pollution, anyone wanting to know more about air quality/improve air quality, businesses, start ups, students, elderly, families with children in deprived wards

Description:

There is much to discuss when it comes to Bristol's pollution. What is the current situation with our transport and emissions? How is it monitored and what can we do to create better air quality for all? What are the benefits of improving your air quality?
Come along to discuss the benefits of improving air quality in Bristol on UK Clean Air Day.

This event is sponsored by The Future Economy Network members Stantec. We will welcome Hubbub and Network members University West of England and University of Bath to speak.

More information and speakers to be announced.

Meet Our Speakers!

Sam Akehurst, Professor of Advanced Powertrain Systems, University of Bath

Sam is also Deputy Academic Director of the Institute of Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS), a new £70M research institute on the Bristol and Bath Science Park opening in early 2021. He leads research into future low emissions and zero emissions propulsion systems with UK and global vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers including Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and McLaren. He also studies the effect of vehicle design on real driving emissions and the impact of driver behaviour on vehicle emissions.

Dr Jo Barnes, Senior Research Fellow, AQMRC, UWE Bristol

Jo has 16 years' experience working in air quality management, policy and practice research working with and on behalf of numerous local authorities, Defra and the Devolved Administrations, other Member States, the European Environment Agency and the European Commission. Jo's main research interests are in urban air pollution, particularly from road traffic, helping to understand and raise awareness of the health impacts and environmental justice issues relating to local air pollution, and other urban stressors, to shape and influence policies to improve public health in towns and cities globally.

This event welcomes BAME communities affected by Bristol's pollution. If you live in one of Bristol's deprived wards and would like support in attending this event, please email us at events@TheFutureEconomyGroup.co.uk

We will share your Name, Job Title & Company with the other delegates & speakers to this event only.

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We have included a mandatory carbon-offsetting fee of £1 to all our tickets: this is part of our commitment to be carbon-neutral in our operations.

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