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Press Release: “Air Pollution-Cost and Paths to a Solution”

Hong Kong’s deteriorating visibility costs the community over HK$20 billion per year, according to health experts. Professor AJ Hedley, an environmental and public health expert, said that “reduction of air pollution to the levels in other world cities such as London, Paris and New York would save many lives and large sums of money every year.” He also said that...

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First International Day for Clean Air calls for decisive global action to beat air pollution

Nairobi, 7 September 2020 – With extreme air pollution events on the rise, global efforts to reduce pollution and its effects will receive an advocacy boost when, for the first time ever, the world marks the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies on 7 September. Adopted by a UN General Assembly Resolution in 2019, the International Day of...

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Tunisia: EU funds pilot project for more reliable environmental data

[#item_title] In the framework of the ENI-SEIS II South support mechanism, a delegation of Tunisian experts from the Ministry of Industry, the Tunisian Environment Agency (ANPE), the Tunisian Observatory (on Environment and Sustainable Development OTEDD) and the Waste Agency (ANGED) is visiting the Environment Agency Austria in Vienna from 28-31 January 2019 to learn more about Pollutant Release and Transfer...

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Air pollution is responsible for up to one in five premature deaths in 19 Western Balkan cities

Air pollution causes nearly 5,000 premature deaths in group of cities. On average, people living in the Western Balkan cities studied lose up to 1.3 years of life to air pollution. The main sources of particulate matter emissions are thermal power plants that use lignite coal and household heating. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 4 June 2019 – Air pollution is...

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