Journal article

A Clean Air Plan for Sydney: An Overview of the Special Issue on Air Quality in New South Wales

Clare Paton-Walsh, Peter Rayner, Jack Simmons, Sonya L Fiddes, Robyn Schofield, Howard Bridgman, Stephanie Beaupark, Richard Broome, Scott D Chambers, Lisa Tzu-Chi Chang, Martin Cope, Christine T Cowie, Maximilien Desservettaz, Doreena Dominick, Kathryn Emmerson, Hugh Forehead, Ian E Galbally, Alan Griffiths, Elise-Andree Guerette, Alison Haynes Show all

Atmosphere | MDPI | Published : 2019


This paper presents a summary of the key findings of the special issue of Atmosphere on Air Quality in New South Wales and discusses the implications of the work for policy makers and individuals. This special edition presents new air quality research in Australia undertaken by (or in association with) the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes hub, which is funded by the National Environmental Science Program on behalf of the Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Energy. Air pollution in Australian cities is generally low, with typical concentrations of key pollutants at much lower levels than experienced in comparable cities in many other parts of the world. Australian cities d..

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Awarded by ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by Australia's National Environmental Science Program through the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub and Discovery funding 'Tackling Atmospheric Chemistry Grand Challenges in the Southern Hemisphere' (DP160101598). RS was also funded by ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes (CE170100023). YZ: travel supported by the University of Wollongong (UOW) Vice Chancellors Visiting International Scholar Award (VISA), the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN), and the NC State Internationalization Seed Grant at North Carolina State University, USA.