Air pollution and climate change

Air pollution and climate change

Air pollution and climate change : Air pollution is one of the daily and deadly environmental condition to health today. Air pollutants that are microscopic in size can enter respiratory and circulatory system causing damage of lungs, brain, heart. It kills nearly 7 million people prematurely by causing cancer, stroke, lung and heart disease. In several countries it is big threat as the focus in these countries is to stronger the economy by means of manufacturing and agriculture. This is creating more emissions from industries, agriculture and transport. Burning fossil fuels is another major contributor.

In its Geneva conference on Air pollution and Health, several countries and organizations made more than 70 commitments to improve air quality. UN is also aiming on strengthening climate action.

 


Published by: Sumana Rao | Posted on: January 25, 2019

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