National Planning Framework 4 - improving air quality outcomes: research

Research findings on improving air quality outcomes that will help inform policy development for National Planning Framework 4.

6. References

Defra (2018) Local Air Quality Management Technical Guidance LAQM.TG16.

EPUK and IAQM (2017) Land-Use Planning and Development Control: Planning for Air Quality, v1.2.

European Commission Towards an EU research and innovation policy agenda for nature-based solutions & re-naturing cities (2015) Final Report of the Horizon 2020 Expert Group on ‘Nature-Based Solutions and Re-Naturing Cities’ (full version).

European Commission, Nature-Based Solutions, accessed March 2020.

McDonald, A.G., Bealey, W.J., Fowler, D., Dragosits, U., Skiba, U., Smith, R.I., Donovan, R.G., Brett, H.E., Hewitt, C.N., Nemitz, E. (2007) Quantifying the effect of urban tree planting on concentrations and depositions of PM10 in two UK conurbations. Atmos. Environ. 41, 8455–8467.

NICE (2019) Air pollution: outdoor air quality and health, Quality Standard [QS181],

Public Health England (2019) Review of interventions to improve outdoor air quality and public health.

Raymond, C. M., Berry, P., Breil, M., Nita, M. R., Kabisch, N., de Bel, M., Enzi, V., Frantzeskaki, N., Geneletti, D., Cardinaletti, M., Lovinger, L., Basnou, C., Monteiro, A., Robrecht, H., Sgrigna, G., Munari, L. and Calfapietra, C. (2017) An Impact Evaluation Framework to Support Planning and Evaluation of Nature-based Solutions Projects, Report prepared by the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom.

Sutherland, W. J. et al (2014) Solution Scanning as a Key Policy Tool: Identifying Management Interventions to Help Maintain and Enhance Regulating Ecosystem Services. Ecology and Society, 19:2, 3.

The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 No. 595 Part 1 Article 2.



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