Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

Addressing at the main celebrations, Joyce Msuya, deputy executive director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), gave some stunning figures. Nearly all of us are affected by it: 92 per cent of people worldwide do not breathe clean air.

We're all familiar with air pollution, especially because of the landfill, which reached its maximum capacity more than 10 years ago and sometimes sparks into flames.

Today we are celebrating the World Environment Day. A widely distributed network of informal workers use crude methods like open burning to extract reusable components and precious metals such as silver, gold, titanium and palladiumgenerating toxic gases which pose severe health and environmental consequences. Statistics from meteorological authorities showed that from January 1 to April 10, 2013, Chinese cities reported an average of 12.1 smoggy days, the highest since 1961 for the same period.

"In wind, the country met only 6.3 per cent of the target this year". Clean air is not, even though we have the clear, proven solutions to provide it.

In the past five years, China's central government alone has invested over 60 billion yuan (about 9.47 billion US dollars) into air pollution treatment, according to Li Ganjie, minister of environmental protection.

By making use of an animal model, a team of scientists from Texas A&M University have ascertained that air pollution can result in congenital disabilities and fatalities during pregnancy. They were based on a review of the accumulated scientific evidence at the time, and as such, they still offer solid health arguments for improving air quality.

Thanks to "voluntary and aggressive action", Smaoun says the concentration of fine airborne particulates known as PM10 fell by 23 percent in more than 300 Chinese cities.

The noxious air hanging over India's towns and cities kills more than 100,000 children under five every year, a damning study found.

As part of the strategy, the government is also working on reducing the cars' exhaust through replacing old cars with electric ones, as well as new buses to be released soon with several modifications to control air pollution.

At Wednesday's event, representatives of Zhejiang's Green Rural Revival Program, victor of last year's Champion of the Earth Award, shared their experiences in pollution treatment in rural areas.

With its growing green energy sector, China has emerged as a climate leader. Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. It affects us all, whether we realize it or not.We have taken the air we breathe for granted and are now faced with an urgent task to reverse the damage.



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