Air pollution is a growing problem in most cities (big and small). The "Daily Dose" aims to disseminate the best available information on air pollution and engage in discussions to better understand the process of air quality management. For more details on the program, please visit http://www.urbanemissions.info
Saturday, June 11, 2016
India to Loose 1.0% GDP and China 2.5% Due to Air Pollution in 2060
Air pollution may reduce the size of the global economy by as much as 1 percent by 2060, and it’s emerging economies like China and India that will be hit the hardest, according to an OECD report Thursday. Worsening air pollution caused by power plants and traffic fumes might triple the number of sick days to 3.7 billion, the organization said. It called for governments to enact tougher environmental laws.