Air pollution is the biggest environmental health risk — — people.com.cn original title: facing the global air pollution is the world’s biggest health risk "air pollution is currently the world’s biggest environmental health risk, early each year as a result of the worldwide death toll reached more than 7 million." Bjarne, executive director of the clean air centre in Asia, said at the ninth better air quality conference and the seventeenth world clean air conference in. In August 29th ~9 meeting held in Busan on Sept. 2, the experts said that air pollution increases the health risks of people, from the city to the national and international society, the urgent need for beneficial exploration in science, technology, policy and practice, in order to meet the more and more severe pressure and challenge. The theme of the conference is "clean air in the city" – views and countermeasures". The meeting through keynote speeches, forums, roundtable discussions, field visits, discussions and other forms of communication and to seek the policy and practice of science and technology, effectively, to reduce the Asian city and worldwide air pollution problem. Sustainable development and climate change, deputy director and Chief Compliance Officer Nessim Ahmad said: "the United Nations report data show that from 1980 to 2010, the city of population in the region increased by 1 billion people, is expected to increase to 2 billion by 2040 population. By 2018, the urbanization rate in the Asia Pacific region will reach 50%. Of the developing countries in Asia, 97% of the city’s air pollution is unhealthy. Therefore, it is urgent to carry out systematic and integrated management of urban air quality. We should actively promote the scientific development of cities and formulate policies, plans and investments in clean energy and sustainable transportation. At the same time, continuously improve the governance and management capabilities." The conference covers all aspects of air pollution control, including health effects, industrial and transportation sources such as pollution reduction, PM2.5 and VOCs and other pollutants control means. Carlos, the public health and Environment Department of WHO, said: "air pollution, health and development, the relationship between the three is getting closer and closer," said Dr. Dora. For example, heart disease, stroke, cancer, and chronic pneumonia, may have a certain relationship with air pollution." China’s urban representatives in the air quality management South South Cooperation Forum, the mountain city air quality management forum and other aspects of sharing the Chinese experience. The health effects Institute (HEI), deputy director of Clean Air Asia Chairman Robert O Keefe of China ‘efforts in the aspects of air pollution affirmed, and pointed out: "if China can continue to air pollution control measures have been carried out, will receive health benefits, can reduce the number of premature deaths reached 275 thousand." (commissioning editor Jiang Qi and Shi Yaqiao)相关的主题文章: