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Air pollution and environmental justice – a case from Minnesota (USA)

Tweet A recent study[1] conducted by University of Minnesota (USA) offers an interesting overview on the relationship between exposure to air pollution and social inequalities. Researchers from department of civil engineering calculated the difference of ethnic groups’ exposure to Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) in United States. The results clearly show a dependence between ethnic group belonging […]

WHO – Outdoor Air Pollution in Cities Database: more news and infographic published by global online-magazine

Tweet The WHO database contains results of urban outdoor air pollution monitoring from almost 1100 cities in 91 countries. Air quality is represented by annual mean concentration of fine particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5, i.e. particles smaller than 10 or 2.5 microns). That database is very useful to understand differences and similarities in air pollution […]

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Socio Economic implications For Individual Responses to Air Pollution policies in EU +27

SEFIRA has the objective of creating a European coordination of transdisciplinary scientific and socio-economic resources in order to support the review and implementation of air quality legislation by the European Commission (EC) led by DG Environment. SEFIRA will coordinate some of the best scientific and socio-economic resources and will review air quality policies and legislation at the interface between environmental, economic and social sciences in order to achieve a deeper understanding of these complex issues. The main fields involved in the action will be atmospheric sciences, environmental and legal sociology, anthropology, geography and economics.