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Air pollution in Europe 1990-2000

Air pollution in Europe 1990-2000

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Published by European Environment Agency in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Europe,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Government policy -- Europe,
  • Environmental policy -- Europe

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditors, André Jol and Gabriel Kielland
    SeriesTopic report -- no. 4/2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17126152M
    ISBN 109291676357

    Air pollution is a mix of particles and gases that can reach harmful concentrations both outside and indoors. Its effects can range from higher disease risks to rising temperatures. Soot, smoke. PM air pollution, mean annual exposure (micrograms per cubic meter) Brauer, M. et al. , for the Global Burden of Disease Study License: CC BY

    Pollution, addition of any substance or form of energy to the environment at a rate faster than it can be dispersed or stored in a harmless form. The major kinds of pollution are usually classified by environment and include air, water, and land pollution. Learn more about the history of pollution.   An interactive map that makes it possible to check air quality in real time across Europe, where air pollution has been linked to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths every year, went live on.

      Burning coal is a part of daily life in Poland. As a result the country has some of the most polluted air in the European Union, and 33 of its 50 dirtiest cities.   The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. Dirty, Men, Rivers. Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources. Funny, Men, Air.


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Air pollution in Europe, Copenhagen [Denmark]: European Environment Agency ; Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities [distributor] ; Lanham, MD: Bernan Associates [distributor in United States].

Get this from a library. Air pollution in Europe [S Larssen; European Environment Agency.;]. About this book. The report 'Air pollution in Europe ' analyses changes in air pollutant emissions and their possible health or ecosystem impacts in Europe.

The report covers the period In the 32 EEA member countries measured concentrations of particulate matter and ozone in the air have not shown any improvement since The present report assesses the air pollution situation in Europe in the yearparticularly in the 31 EEA member countries (EEA), and analyses the evolution of air quality.

Air pollution harms human health and the environment. In Europe, emissions of many air pollutants have decreased substantially over the past decades, resulting in improved air quality across the region.

However, air pollutant concentrations are still too high, and air quality problems persist. A significant proportion of Europe’s population live in areas, especially cities, where. This report, "Air Pollution in Europe ", which is timed to support new EU policy initiatives in /8, assesses several environmental problems in which air pollution plays a major role.

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ambient air pollution invariably contain specific chemicals known to be carcinogenic to humans. Recent estimates suggest that the disease burden due to air pollution is substantial.

Exposure to ambient fine particles (PM ) was recently estimated to have contributed million premature deaths worldwide indue largely. It provides a response to a question posed by the European Commission in the framework of the WHO “Health risks of air pollution in Europe – HRAPIE” project.

The essential background to this response was developed through a review of evidence on health aspects of air pollutants summarized by an earlier WHO project, “Review of evidence. Air pollution deaths are double previous estimates, finds research This article is more than 1 year old Researchers say dirty air is killingpeople a year in Europe, and urge the phasing.

Pollution has declined in some European cities as many countries have ground to a halt in efforts to battle the coronavirus outbreak. Satellite images show nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations.

General overview. Air pollution harms human health and the environment. Nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter pollution pose serious health risks while Europe's sensitive ecosystem areas are affected by acid deposition of excess sulphur and nitrogen compounds (SOx, NOx, NH 3).

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