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 …



GFEI: Global Fuel Economy Initiative · 23 November 2023 English

Motor emissions could have fallen by over 30% without SUV trend. Global fall averaged 4.2% between 2010 and 2022 but would have been far more if vehicle sizes stayed same. …

related with energy, emissions of CO2 and local air pollutants, road safety, demand for minerals resources

CSEP: Centre for Social and Economic Progress · 21 November 2023 English

The Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) conducts in-depth, policy-relevant research and provides evidence- baEsedm recommendations to the challenges facing India and the world. [...] CSEP is based in …

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UCS: Union of Concerned Scientists · 21 November 2023

Is investing in hydrogen-powered trucks as a solution for addressing emissions and other air pollutants from heavy-duty vehicles a good idea?

Centre for Cities · 21 November 2023 English

These findings also suggest that the picture captured in the 2011 Census – which will be analysed at the city level in the next sections – seems to be an …

total cost to the NHS and social care system of air pollutants (fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide)

World Bank Group · 17 November 2023 English

This CCDR is divided into five chapters: chapter 1 focuses on Kenya’s development context and the risks and opportunities presented by climate change, analyzing the characteristics of key sectors of …

environmental cost (especially in terms of air pollutants and GHG emissions). As presented in Section

iForest: International Forum for Environment, Sustainability & Technology · 17 November 2023 English

PM2.5 Inventory of India What we burning? Emissions are amount of fuel/wastes multiplied by Emission Factors (which is based on the type of fuel and the effect of control technologies). …

travelled and EF is the emission factor of air pollutants (PM2.5) depending on the vehicle type, age

UCS: Union of Concerned Scientists · 16 November 2023 English

With concerted action, the US can meet its climate goals—and see huge benefits to the economy and public health.

two models to estimate reductions in major air pollutants (including sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides public health benefits by reducing harmful air pollutants. It can also yield significant economic benefits fuel use and thus reduce key emissions of air pollutants, such as nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide results in even greater reductions in major air pollutants and more than twice as many avoided premature clean energy replaces fossil fuels and reduces air pollutants and carbon emissions. Fully decarbonizing the

World Bank Group · 16 November 2023 English

The Kenya Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) aims to identify the impact of climate change on Kenya’s economy. Through robust and rigorous analyses that cover climate impact modeling across …

environmental cost (especially in terms of air pollutants and GHG emissions). As presented in Section

World Bank Group · 15 November 2023 English

particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and other air pollutants, and it is expected that a sizeable portion

CIEL: Center for International Environmental Law · 15 November 2023 English

It codifies the requirements Such protections may also be found in regulations of the Convention on the Prevention of Marine surrounding the maintenance of fisheries, such as Pollution by Dumping …

and can even increase, the release of other air pollutants The risks of offshore CO₂ that harm public below. facility’s release of various other air pollutants beyond CO₂.124 In fact, research indicates

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