air pollution

UK councils to enforce temporary road closures for safer school runs | Education

Roads are to be temporarily closed near schools when parents drop off and pick up their children, in order to deter people from driving on the school run – and to encourage more walking, cycling and scooting. The plans to shut off roads at school rush hours, using barriers, cones and other measures, are already far advanced in London and Manchester and are expected to be followed in other cities and towns. Will Norman, London’s walking and cycling commissioner, told…

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Studying School Air Quality and Climate Science – National Geographic Education Blog – Education Article

Today is World Environment Day, the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. This year’s theme is air pollution. This post is written by Michael Cruse, an ESL and Special Education teacher at the Arlington Career Center in Arlington, Virginia. His school recently studied the air quality in their classrooms. I want you to close your eyes and picture someplace where the fresh air fills your lungs as your breath and a sense of calmness…

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