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Atmospheric Pollution: Developing a Global Approach

This paper discusses the different policy processes encountered in developing countries to combat the rise in air pollution.

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Ground level ozone and food security in Asia - Delhi 2010
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The Global Atmospheric Pollution Forum Air Pollutant Emissions Inventory Preparation Manual and its associated software (an Excel-based workbook).

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Developing agreed upon approaches for compiling emission inventories to enable the efficient transfer of information and expertise to assist in regional co-operation in air pollutant emissions management.


Annual Progress Report 2007

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Policy Briefs
Why Be Concerned?
   
What are the Health effects of air pollution?
   
Environment Effects
   
What are the sources of air pollution?    
Air Pollution is a local, hemispheric and global problem    
What kinds of control strategies have been effective?
   
Critical tools needed to manage air pollution problems

   
How do conventional pollution and climate change relate?    
What regional agreements and initiatives are working to control air pollution?    

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World Atlas of Atmospheric Pollution

World Atlas of Air Pollutio

 

Edited by Professor Ranjeet Sokhi of the Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research at the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom, the World Atlas of Atmospheric Pollution provides a fascinating overview of air pollution in the 21st century.  The World Atlas is full colour throughout its 144 pages, with over 150 maps, photographs and illustrations. It is comprehensively referenced and indexed.

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Atmospheric Pollution: Developing a Global Approach

 

This paper discusses the different policy processes encountered in developing countries to combat the rise in air pollution.

SIXTH MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE "ENVIRONMENT FOR EUROPE"

”Tackling Regional, Hemispheric and Global Air Pollution: The potential role of the UNECE Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution"

 

The Forum’s category 2 paper praised UNECE efforts to address transboundary atmospheric pollution to date, and included a number of recommendations calling on the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution to play a leading role in promoting global action on these issues.

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SIXTH MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE "ENVIRONMENT FOR EUROPE" held in Belgrade October 2007

 

 

Overview - Side Event Panel

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The Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution" by Martin Williams

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"Strengthening Global Co-operation on Atmospheric Pollution Issues" by Kevin Hicks, Johan Kuylenstierna, Richard Mills and Jeff Clark

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"Tackling Regional, Hemispheric and Global Air Pollution" by Richard Mills

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"Better Outdoor Air Quality in African Cities" by Elisa Dumitrescu

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IUAPPA "World Clean Air Congress" held in Brisbane, Australia September 2007

     

"Promoting Effective Regional Action on Air Pollution" by Cornie Huizenga

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"Improving Technical Cooperation and Harmonization of Good Practices" by Johan Kuylenstierna, Kevin Hicks, Richard Mills and Jeff Clark

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"Tentative Steps Toward a Multilateral Agreement on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution for southern Africa" by Lars Nordberg

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