Real-time pollution monitoring website lets Londoners choose least-polluted routes

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A new site has been launched by the Environmental Research Group at King’s, which will allow commuters to plan their journeys to work to avoid air pollution blackspots. The site, maps air pollution levels in all the areas of London in real-time. Dr Ben Barratt, Environmental Research Group, said: ‘Even a change from walking or cycling along a main road to taking a back street would reduce exposure. One of the benefits allows individuals to make their own choices about coping with air pollution.’ Also reported in
Period13 Mar 2015
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