Tag Archive for 'Gail Taylor'

Trees clean polluted air

October 8th, 2011 by University of Southampton

Research by scientists at the University of Southampton has shown how London’s trees can improve air quality by filtering out pollution particulates, which are damaging to human health. A paper, “Estimating the removal of atmospheric particulate pollution by the urban tree canopy of London, under current

Short rotation energy crops could help meet UK’s renewable energy targets

April 1st, 2011 by University of Southampton

Planting short rotation energy crops on England’s unused agricultural land could produce enough biomass to meet renewable energy targets without disrupting the food industry or the environment, according to research led by Professor Gail Taylor from the University of Southampton. The study, funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), is a rare investigation into […]