A CONSULTATION has been launched following publication of the Scottish Government’s draft of the new Cleaner Air For Scotland (CAFS) strategy. The new draft strategy updates the current CAFS strategy and recommends new measures to account for recent areas of concern for air quality across sectors ranging from agriculture to domestic and industrial emissions to … [Continue Reading]
An EPS webinar examining the concept of ‘Place’ and the role it plays in influencing public health outcomes is being held on Wednesday, November 18th from 10.30 am-12.30 pm ‘Better Places For Public Health’s Triple-Win’ will see Professor George Morris, an Honorary Visiting Professor at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at the University … [Continue Reading]
Click here, for a full video version of our very informative and successful‘Clean Air Day and the Triple Win’ webinar chaired by Dr Iain McLellan,joint Chair of the EPS Air Quality Advisory Group, which took place on 8thOctober 2020. Roseanna Cunningham MSP opened the event with a Keynote Address before speakers, Thomas Haddock, Sustrans, Carly … [Continue Reading]
Roseanna Cunningham MSP opened EPScotland`s first webinar on Clean Air Day with a positive message for air quality and the forthcoming Clean Air strategy for Scotland. Click the link to watch her presentation: https://youtu.be/MrXubkp8-sY
🎉PREMIER…..EP Scotland proudly presents the first Clean Air Day video. The video aims to raise awareness and encourage people to support the campaign. Get inspired and help make 8th October a Clean Air Day. Don’t forget to visit this link to download the FREE resources. Watch the video here.
We are holding the first in a series of three webinars exploring the concept of Place – with the first celebrating Clean Air Day on the morning of Thursday, October 8th. Our event will feature three expert speakers who will talk about poor air quality as a contemporary threat to health and wellbeing. Viewed through the … [Continue Reading]
SCOTLAND’S Clean Air Day free resources have gone live – giving supporters and participants plenty of time to organise their air pollution busting activities in time for the big day on Thursday October 8th. There are dozens of online resources from school packs to colourful posters, leaflets and how to tweet or post on social media about your Clean … [Continue Reading]
Environmental Protection Scotland is delighted to announce that Dr Iain McLellan and Jennifer Simpson have taken over as co-chairs of the expert advisory group on air quality. Iain and Jennifer succeeded Dr Stuart Sneddon, who had built the expertise, knowledge, and profile of the group for 10 years. Iain is a Senior Lecturer at the … [Continue Reading]
THE use of electric bikes continues to grow in popularity across Scotland during lockdown, says one of Clean Air Day’s participants. Many people have been embracing active travel as part of social distancing and their daily exercise resulting in a surge of interest in Bike Week from June 6th to 14th. “During lockdown, and hopefully … [Continue Reading]
We are delighted to announce that Dr Alec McLean has joined the Board of Trustees. Dr McLean has worked in respiratory medicine and allergy for over 40 years principally in the areas of asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease and allergic rhinitis and has a great interest in the effects of the environment on … [Continue Reading]
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Global Action Plan (GAP), the charity who organises Clean Air Day, is announcing that Clean Air Day 2020 will be postponed to Thursday, October 8th. The success of the Clean Air Day campaign relies heavily on multiple organisations and communities coming together to demonstrate the difference we can all … [Continue Reading]
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, our Contaminated Land event is postponed. You will be informed regarding the new date. Get the Programme HERE. With a major home building programme underway to meet the needs of Scotland’s growing population developers, landscape architects, communities and local authorities are looking to safely harness the potential of brownfield sites. … [Continue Reading]
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