Air Quality

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 …



WRI: World Resources Institute · 6 December 2023 English

This report systematizes the implementation process, challenges, learnings, and results of complete street interventions in eight cities from different regions of Brazil.

regions of historical value and harmed the air quality of populated areas (ITDP Brasil and EMBARQ asthma, diabetes, etc. Environmental Quality Air quality; water quality Urban heat island; energy use

Climate Transparency · 27 November 2023 English

The G20 countries need to accelerate climate action with higher ambition, stronger implementation, and deeper cooperation. This Call gives an overview on the consumption, production as well as expansion plans …

liquids emissions (13%) while improving urban air quality, but electricity supply shortages and tax regulations

CSE: Centre for Science and Environment · 23 November 2023

for the delay in the installation of FGD by coal thermal power plants. [...] Given the degrading air quality in Delhi and NCR, the Ministry need to prioritize implementation of the norms in the NCR irrespective

OEKO: Öko-Institut e.V. · 22 November 2023 English

The study assesses different aspects of benefit sharing agreements, including: • Any (emerging) requirements set out in the standards of the main carbon crediting programmes related to benefit sharing agreements; …

ecosystem system benefits (e.g. improvements in air quality due to efficient cookstoves, enhancement of wildlife

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