'Significant' levels of formaldehyde intensifying indoor air pollution
'Significant' levels of formaldehyde intensifying indoor air pollution
Air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN
07 June, 2019, 23:41
According to the World Bank, air pollution costs societies more than $5 trillion every year. These include establishing air quality monitoring networks; quantifying the main sources of air pollution; engaging and informing the public; enacting laws, regulations, and air quality standards; developing national action plans to achieve those standards; allocating adequate resources to implement the plan; and evaluating progress, and if necessary, taking stronger actions.
In Beijing, the number of days with heavy air pollution has been reduced from 58 days in 2013 to 15 days in 2018, after the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region took a coordinated effort to address air pollution.
Air Pollution is one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time.
World Environment Day is the UN's principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of our environment. The very worst air quality is found in homes where solid fuels are used for cooking. Annually, India generates more than two million tonnes of e-waste (discarded computers, phones, batteries, televisions, air-conditioners etc) and also imports undisclosed amounts of e-waste from other countries. As a result, in 2016 World Health Organization started work towards producing an update of the AQG, and this project is ongoing.
Nairobi residents exposed to pollution.
We often can not see "Air pollution" though it is all around us.
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Three in 10 of the respondents said they are investing in air-tracking or purifying devices, with 28 per cent people being unaware of this option being a potential method to reduce pollution.
Traffic has contributed greatly to air pollution in the country compared to industrial pollution.
"To improve air quality, we must know our enemy".
Let us make each day of the year an opportunity to practise green lifestyles and behaviour. A widely distributed network of informal workers use crude methods like open burning to extract reusable components and precious metals such as silver, gold, titanium and palladiumgenerating toxic gases which pose severe health and environmental consequences.
WHO/Europe supports Member States within the European Environment and Health Process through technical support, capacity-building and advocacy. "From pressuring politicians and businesses to changing our own habits, we can reduce pollution and beat climate change". With this event, the United Nations has urged individuals around the world to choose an action that they will undertake to reduce air pollution, photograph themselves performing the task while wearing a mask and then share the image on social media, tagging other organisations or individuals they wish to get involved in the challenge.
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