Air Pollutants

Air pollution is the presence of substances in the atmosphere that are harmful to the health of humans and other living beings, or cause damage to the climate or to materials. There are different types of air pollutants, such as gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological molecules. Air pollution may cause diseases, allergies and even death to humans; it may also cause harm to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, and may damage the natural or built environment. Both human activity and natural …

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World Bank Group · 11 June 2024 English

electric cooking system enables to reduce local air pollutants and GHGs emission. However, it is important electric cooking system enables to reduce local air pollutants and GHGs. However, it is important to address


IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 11 June 2024 English

Renewable energy, energy access

include information on carbon dioxide and other air pollutants, as well as on fuel cost savings—helping people


World Bank Group · 7 June 2024 English

Over the last two decades, the Government of Egypt (GOE) has pursued its sustainable and resilient development. The Ministry of Environment (MOE) has improved the governance framework and promoted new …

cargo ships increase the levels of critical air pollutants, including GHGs; the risk of collisions; oil


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

animal waste, and dead animals. It also emits air pollutants such as ammonia from waste management, methane


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

the approval of a permit for emission of air pollutants shall be guided by ambient, receptor, emission


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

the approval of a permit for emission of air pollutants shall be guided by ambient, receptor, emission


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

animal waste, and dead animals. It also emits air pollutants such as ammonia from waste management, methane


EIGE: European Institute for Gender Equality · 30 May 2024 English

In the context of the achievement of EU commitments, goals and ob- green transition, a gender-responsive evaluation jectives under the ‘Better regulation’ frame- generates information that allows policymakers work, the …

occupational carcinogens, while women suffer more air pollutants that might lead to deterioration in the from


ILSR: Institute for Local Self-Reliance · 30 May 2024 English

Upcharge: Hidden Costs of Electric Utility Monopoly Power, is a deep dive into the problems associated with the 100-year-old model granting private companies exclusive power over the public resource of …

gas extraction release numerous hazardous air pollutants, contributing to asthma, cancer, and other


EU: European Union · 30 May 2024 English

States to ensure that the levels of several air pollutants are kept below the limit values, target values


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