Air Pollution

Air pollution is the presence of substances in the atmosphere that are harmful to the health of humans and other living beings, or cause damage to the climate or to materials. There are different types of air pollutants, such as gases (such as ammonia, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrous oxides, methane and chlorofluorocarbons), particulates (both organic and inorganic), and biological molecules. Air pollution may cause diseases, allergies and even death to humans; it may also cause harm to other living organisms such as animals and food crops, and may damage the natural or built environment. Both human activity and natural …

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Fraser Institute · 5 April 2024 English

Canada, as with many other environmentally conscientious governments, is pursuing an agenda of an energy transition: away from fossil fuels, and toward a society increasingly driven by wind power, solar …

defining and regulating of EHS risks, ranging from air pollution to chemical exposure, to climate change, and


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 1 April 2024 English

This report presents the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of a proposed transport and building infrastructure development on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to promote close and mutually beneficial trade …

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transport Air pollution • Acidifying gases from transport • Volatile construction materials + + CO2 emissions and air pollution - Source: Authors. A SAVi assessment provides urban effects from private vehicles, cost of air pollution, time-lost costs (e.g., value of time for the cost of externalities and risks (e.g., air pollution, noise pollution, climate resilience). LIFE-CYCLE carbon pricing, and impacts associated with air pollution (e.g., health impacts). This scenario also


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 1 April 2024 English

This report presents the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) of a proposed transport and building infrastructure development on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to promote close and mutually beneficial trade …

of carbon pricing, and impacts associated to air pollution (e.g., health impacts). Sustainable buildings


LCO: Law Commission of Ontario · 14 March 2024 English

Commissioner is now an employee of the Auditor General and is expected to perform the duties assigned by the Auditor General.120 Furthermore, it is now the Downgrading the Environmental Auditor …

Site-Specific Standards, Technical Standards and Air Pollution in Ontario ....... 26 Downgrading the Environmental alter the types of crops that can sources of air pollution, and improved pollution be grown in future.19 production, access, facilities.28 Nevertheless, air pollution is still estimated and price.20 The rising water to spread. Mosquito and elevated levels of air pollution in comparison to the tick-borne diseases, such approval program by the Auditor Standards and Air Pollution in Ontario General was more critical of the


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 March 2024 English

This report outlines the importance of monitoring progress in green public procurement (GPP) and highlights various methodologies, challenges, and recommendations to improve monitoring practices. The report focuses specifically on monitoring …

benefits: • Reduction in GHG emissions and air pollution • Reduction in waste production • Water, energy


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 6 March 2024 English

This briefing paper analyzes the importance of integrating externalities into financial analysis to improve decision making for infrastructure transport projects.Transport is a crucial part of modern society, connecting communities and …

produce positive externalities, such as reduced air pollution, accident avoidance, and decreased habitat damages


Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy · 5 March 2024 English

The participant expressed Assessment Toolkit in August 2022 to evaluate the impact of urban frustration over the unnecessary politicization of topics that, in es- policies on wellbeing, and to assess …

educa- suburbs, which are associated with more air pollution than less tional backgrounds within Regina’s


ASC: Alzheimer Society of Canada · 4 March 2024 English

ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease, such as through drugs, vaccines, and Living with Alzheimer’s disease Cover: The scan on the top shows a brain with Alzheimer’s disease and …

decision-making to address the factors: diabetes, air pollution, physical inactivity, needs of people with dementia


ASC: Alzheimer Society of Canada · 4 March 2024 English

ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease, such as through drugs, vaccines, and Living with Alzheimer’s disease Cover: The scan on the top shows a brain with Alzheimer’s disease and …

decision-making to address the factors: diabetes, air pollution, physical inactivity, needs of people with dementia decision-making to address the factors: diabetes, air pollution, physical inactivity, needs of people with dementia decision-making to address the factors: diabetes, air pollution, physical inactivity, needs of people with dementia decision-making to address the factors: diabetes, air pollution, physical inactivity, needs of people with dementia


8-80 Cities · 22 February 2024 English

The majority of stakeholders interviewed had safety concerns regarding the volume of traffic in front of Ottawa schools during drop-off and pick-up times and supported the concept of School Streets …

encourage active transportation, reduce traffic and air pollution in school zones, and support community building encourage active transportation, reduce traffic and air pollution in school zones, and support community building streets adjacent to schools, leading to increased air pollution in school drop-off zones that also impacts the awareness of road safety issues. 4. Reduce air pollution around the school during closure periods. 5 liked School Markham: John McCrae Before: 57 air pollution Streets. Before: 85% Public School (The Centre


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