LEDNet and ADPH Joint Statement16th March 2021 / Posted by Rachael Aldridge
In light of the pandemic, the national lockdown for the first wave (March 2020 to June 2020) led to a behavioural change of Londoners that contributed to the temporary improvement in air quality and an increase in active travel whilst socially distancing.
The London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet) and the Association of Directors of Public Health London (ADPH London) published a joint position statement in September 2019 to set out how we should respond to the challenge of air pollution, based on our expertise and the available evidence. LEDNet and ADPH London have now revised the joint position statement, following the first wave of the pandemic. LEDNet and ADPH London have revised the joint position statement, following the first wave of the pandemic, to provide recommendations for cleaning up London’s air.