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Crucial IOSH regulation

An IOSH regulation has come to light, stating : 'By law, employers should assess the risk of people being affected by diesel fumes, and then work to either stop exposure or red… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/crucial-iosh-regulation/

Fitzrovia Project starts

Close the Door started a project with the retailers around the Tottenham Court Road with the Fitzrovia BID today. On a cold, damp day there was the expected mix of open and close… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/fitzrovia-project-starts/

GEZE becomes official supporter of Close the Door

The Close The Door campaign has named GEZE UK, which manufactures door and window control systems, as the exclusive sponsor representing the automatic door industry. GEZE is th… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/geze-becomes-official-supporter-close-door/

Campaign talk City of London Forum

The Close the Door talk at the City of London Forum for Transport and Sustainability in the Guildhall was a great way of discussing the issues around open doors on the high st… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/campaign-talk-city-london-forum/

Comment by Dr Ben Barratt on air pollution in the retail space

Dr Ben Barratt of Kings College London, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health gave this comment on air pollution in shops, including advice on reducing exposure by closing… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/comment-dr-ben-barratt-air-pollution-retai/

Research Results on Air Pollution in Shops (that everyone needs to know)

Research from Imperial College and Kings College London on Regents Street shows that closing the shop door reduces three hazardous components of air pollution by a third. This is … http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/research-results-air-pollution-shops-everyone-needs-know/

Westminster Social Policy Forum

Close the Door attended the Westminster Social Policy Forum today on the future for town centres: best practice, policy priorities and competing in the digital age. Fascinating id… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/westminster-social-policy-forum/

Mistake highlights exceptions to the Close the Door rule

Jojo and Pete's is a great deli/coffee shop on Oxford's North Parade. They sell fresh produce so they decided to do the most sensible thing and create a giant larder for their sho… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/mistake-highlights-exceptions-close-door-rule/

Air Pollution hazards to health on busy streets/shop doors

Many thanks to Dr Ben Barratt, of the cutting edge Kings College London Air Quality Team who is advising the campaign and met today. Preliminary research results indicate that clo… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/air-pollution-hazards-health-busy-streetsshop-doors/

Smithsonian Official Climate Change Statement

Stark warning in Official Climate Change Statement from the Smithsonian Institute. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/smithsonian-institution-announces-official… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/smithsonian-official-climate-change-statement/

Campaign in People's March Against Climate Change, 21st September

Close the Door joined the People's March Against Climate Change in London. Unseasonably warm weather and time to swing into action with preparations for the campaign's winter 2014… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/campaign-peoples-march-against-climate-change-21st-september/

Kings College London Research

Dr Ben Barratt of Kings College London (http://www.londonair.org.uk) will be carrying out an independent research project on air pollution in shops and open/closed doors in 2014. … http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/kings-college-london-research/

LSx event on air pollution

On 4/11/13, the campaign attended the LSx (London Sustainability Exchange) event on air pollution. Kings College London scientists with cutting edge research on air pollution, Cle… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/lsx-event-air-pollution/

The headquarters of Eon: inefficient energy efficiency!

From the Mirror on 14/11/13. Not a good sight for customers who pay the price, especially after the recent price hikes. http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/headquarters-eon-inefficient-energy-efficiency/

Link explained between climate change and extreme weather events

The link between events such as Typhoons Haiyan and Katrina and climate change is clearly explained by Dr Peter Stott, lead author on IPCC report, on Radio 4 Today programme,12/11… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/link-explained-between-climate-change-and-extreme-weather-events/

Typhoon Haiyan

The extreme force of Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines 8/11/13 is a foretaste of what to expect as the climate changes. Wasting energy contributes to making life a misery, and w… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/typhoon-haiyan/

See map of London's wasted heat

As we head into the cold season this is even more chilling - mapping london blog http://mappinglondon.co.uk/2013/londons-wasted-heat/ http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/see-map-londons-wasted-heat/

Watershed weekend

This weekend is a watershed - many shops have been delaying putting on the heating, due to the late Indian Summer in some parts of the UK, and also due to cost of energy (attentio… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/watershed-weekend/

GreenQloud web hosting sponsorship

The shared website hosting system we've been using for the last few years has been strugging recently. We shouldn't complain too much - using it effectively free for the campaign,… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/greenqloud-web-hosting-sponsorship/

GLA Air Quality initiative and Close the Door

Close the Door has linked in with the GLA Air Quality initiative - with many thanks to Elliot Treharne - and will be developing work on this aspect in London, alongside continuing… http://closethedoor.org.uk/news/archive/gla-air-quality-initiative-and-close-the-door/

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