Enda Hayes is a professor in air quality and carbon management and director of the Air Quality Management Resource Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE).
In this episode, Enda covers:
- From early interests in the environment to joining UWE. [Starts at 1:35]
- Sources of pollutants. [Starts at 3:05]
- WHO guidelines and government legislation for air pollutants. [Starts at 5:35]
- Monitoring pollutants and the Local Air Quality Management process. [Starts at 9:30]
- Health impacts of air pollution and who is affected. [Starts at 12:25]
- An example of the social equity issue surrounding pollution. [Starts at 15:50]
- Focusing on the who and the why rather than the where and the what. [Starts at 19:10]
- Why each place requires a different plan. [Starts at 23:40]
- Examples of successful strategies across Europe. [Starts at 26:20]
- Societal change: government/councils, industry, businesses and individuals. [Starts at 29:40]
- Raising awareness of the relationship between behaviour and air quality. [Starts at 31:00]
- His short, medium and long-term ambitions for the future. [Starts at 35:45]
- How he feels about the future of the air we breathe. [Starts at 40:00]
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