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Major air pollution problems The Japanese experience by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development .
Written in English


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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages174
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Open LibraryOL9126544M
ISBN 109264112553
ISBN 109789264112551

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  Through the 19th century, water and air pollution and the accumulation of solid wastes were largely problems of congested urban areas. But, with the rapid spread of industrialization and the growth of the human population to unprecedented levels, pollution became a universal problem.   Air pollution costs the global economy billions annually. Although the U.S. and other governments have passed laws to address air pollution, the problem remains. Pigouvian taxes that require polluters to pay for the damage could pay for the cost of . Air pollution engineering's evolution is considered. The chapter discusses in detail the development of air quality standards and the emergence of laws and regulations to address air pollution. The chapter concludes with a timeline of how air pollution has been perceived over history and how air pollution may change in the future. POLLUTION FORUM Air Pollution Effects Effects on humans - Deaths from respiratory diseases - Other diseases such as heart disease, throat, eyes, blood disorders and cancer - Genetic disorders and transfer the impact to the next generation - Chronic fatigue - . Impact on the environment - Vegetation damage - Reduce biodiversity.

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  AIR POLLUTION The major pollution caused by factories or industrials’ activities is air pollution. According to the Engineers’ Joint Council “Air Pollution and Its Control”, air pollution means the presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one or more contaminants, such as dust, fumes, gas, mist, odour, smoke or vapour in quantities of characteristics and of duration, such as to be.   Coal and air pollution. When coal burns, the chemical bonds holding its carbon atoms in place are broken, releasing energy. However, other chemical reactions also occur, many of which carry toxic airborne pollutants and heavy metals into the environment.. This air pollution includes. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Air Pollution from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while. Reload. We use cookies to deliver a better user experience and to show you ads based on your interests.   Associations between mortality and indicators of traffic-related air pollution in the Netherlands: a cohort study. Lancet. ; Peters A, von Klot S, Heier M, Trentinaglia I, Cyrys J, Hormann A, Hauptmann M, Wichmann HE, Lowel H. Exposure to Traffic and the Onset of Myocardial Infarction.