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Posted on Sustainabilitank.info on June 17th, 2019
by Pincas Jawetz (pj@sustainabilitank.info)

Dated June 5, 2019 – the theme this year was AIR PÜLLUTION – ALL AROUND THIS WORLD – FROM MEGACITIES TO SMALL VILLAGES:

SMALL PARTICLES THAT GE INTO OUR LUNGS COME FROM BURNING FOSSIL FUELS FOR POWER AND TRANSPORT, THE CHEMICALS AND MINING INDUSTRIES, THE ÜPEN BURNINGOF WASTES, THE BURNING OF FORESTS AND FIELDS, AND THE USE OF DIRTY INDOOR COOKING AND HEATING FUELS – WHICH ARE MAJOR PROBLEMS IN THE UNDERDEVELOPED WORLD.

ABOVE KILLS SOME 7 MILLION ÜEPÜÖE EACH YEAR AND CAUSES ASTHMA AND REDUCED COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN: ACCORDING TO THE WORLD BANK THE COSTS ARE OVER % TRILLION US DOLLARS PER YEAR.

AIR POLLUTANTS ALSO CAUSE GLOBAL WARMING – REDUCING THESE EMISSIONS COULD ALLEVIATE GLOBAL WARMING BY UP TO 0.5 degrees Celsius over the next few decades said SECRETARY_GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES:

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