Peter Murray

 

The joint London Society/ RTPI London debate on ‘Tackling London’s Illegal Air Pollution’ is on 26 February (details here). The full line up of speakers has now been announced and these include:

  • Katherine Nield, Client Earth – The campaigner’s view, looking at current national campaigns to improve tackling air quality in the UK especially the legal cases against the UK Government’s previous efforts to tackle AQ, as well as ClientEarth’s view of the most recent Clean Air Strategy published in January.
  • Stephen Inch, GLA – on the situation in London and what is the Mayor doing to tackle air pollution
  • James Trimmer, Port of London Authority, with a look at how to reduce maritime emissions, and
  • Matthew Mitchell, from REC Ltd discussing how professionals can assess air quality impacts of new development in their work as planners with examples of mitigating the impact of new development.

There are still some tickets available for the evening, which promises to be an important discussion on one of the most significant challenges facing the capital.

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