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November 7th,2019

PDF Improving Urban Air Quality in China: Beijing Case Study

equates to worse air quality. Although 30% of the area in China is included in acid rain-controlled zones, and 90% of the cities in these areas recorded acid rains in 2002,3 the major pollutant in ...

November 7th,2019

PDF Air Quality Index (AQI) - US EPA

•The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a simple, color-coded, unitless index that is an effective way to communicate air pollution concentrations to the general public •The AQI provides an indication of the quality of the air and its health effects •Options exist for scaling the AQI categories to PM 2.5 and PM 10 3concentration values ( g/m )

November 7th,2019

PDF Regulation of Air Pollution

Since the 1970s, improving air quality and fighting air pollution has been a focus of EU environmental policy. It therefore enacted a series of directives that set ambient air-quality limits and target values for air quality, and implemented emission mitigation controls.

November 7th,2019

PDF AIR QUALITY LIFE INDEX Is China Winning its War on Pollution?

the China Air Pollution Map, a tool that allowed users to view air quality data from around the country. Beginning in 2008, the U.S. embassy in Beijing began publicly posting readings from its own air quality monitor on Twitter and the State Department website, which residents quickly pointed out conflicted with

November 7th,2019

PDF A History of Air Pollution Events

A HISTORY OF AIR POLLUTION EVENTS Air pollution is nothing new. In medieval England, where burning coal was the primary method of heating, the black smoke from chimneys created problems. The King issued proclamations to regulate the use of coal, but this failed to solve the ... and air quality ...

November 7th,2019

PDF Evaluating impacts of air pollution in China on public health ...

evaluate different air pollution control options but is lacking in China's current policy decision making. Our objective is to establish such a link by quantifying the impacts of air pollution in eastern China on public health in 2000, and the benefits in improved air quality and health that could be obtained by 2020, relative to business-as ...

November 7th,2019

PDF Indoor air quality related standards in China

INDOOR AIR QUALITY RELATED STANDARDS IN CHINA Z Bai1*, C Jia1, T Zhu1 and J Zhang2 1 College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China 2 Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ and Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA ABSTRACT In 2001, the Chinese national standard entitled "Code for Indoor Environmental Pollution

November 7th,2019

PDF Transportation and the Environment in China

the air quality levels in China's major cities meet the second class of national standards.1 One trend which could help China attain these national air quality standards has been actions by large cities, particularly Beijing, to develop local pollution control strat-egies. The purpose of this article is to review and analyze the proposed na-

November 7th,2019

PDF Clean Air Action Plan: The Way Forward - Greenpeace

As a result of dramatic improvements in China and continuing deterioration of air quality in India, 2015 was the first time that the average Indian was exposed to more particulate pollution than the average Chinese. However, China's example shows that India, too, can turn the tide on pollution with determined measures.

November 7th,2019

PDF An Investigation of the Quality of Air Data in Beijing

An Investigation of the Quality of Air Data in Beijing . Qiuzi Fu, Zhongnan Fang, Sofia B. Villas-Boas, and George Judge. 1. July 16, 2014 . Abstract With an eye to providing a methodology for identifying the quality of reported air quality data, we use Benford second digit reference distribution to track data of the Air Quality Index (AQI)

November 7th,2019

PDF Cost of Pollution in China

ware) for annual estimations of water and air pollution in China at both central and local lev-els. The aim of this work is to increase awareness of the economic impacts of air and water pollu-tion in China, to provide relevant policy infor-mation to decision makers and to enable the Chinese government to make optimal resource

November 7th,2019

PDF Impacts of climate change on future air quality and human ...

Impacts of climate change on future air quality and human health in China Chaopeng Honga, Qiang Zhanga,1, Yang Zhangb, Steven J. Davisa,c,d, Dan Tonga, Yixuan Zhenga, Zhu Liua, Dabo Guana, Kebin Hea,e, and Hans Joachim Schellnhuberf,1 aMinistry of Education Key Laboratory for Earth System Modeling, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, 100084 Beijing, China;

November 7th,2019

PDF The Effects of Urban Trees on Air Quality

THE EFFECTS OF URBAN TREES ON AIR QUALITY David J. Nowak USDA Forest Service, Syracuse, NY 2002 Urban vegetation can directly and indirectly affect local and regional air quality by altering the urban atmospheric environment. The four main ways that urban trees affect air quality area: Temperature reduction and other microclimatic effects

November 7th,2019

PDF Environment and People's Health in China

Air pollution and health 4 Water pollution and health 4 TVEs and health 5 Health risk index for China 5 1.2 Overview of the linkage between health, environment and 6 socio-economic cost Common sites for both air quality and disease surveillance in China 6 Air quality monitoring data 7

November 7th,2019

PDF Groundbreaking New Concept to Measure Air Quality in Nanjing ...

The project consists of a dense air quality observation network and modeling capability in the megacity of Nanjing in the Yangtze River Delta. The services and applications developed as part of the project will provide crucial data for local air quality forecasts. Groundbreaking New Concept to Measure Air Quality in Nanjing, China

November 7th,2019

PDF 2018 World Air Quality Report

organizations, IQAir AirVisual strives to promote access to real-time air quality information, to allow people to take actions to improve air quality and protect their health. The 2018 World Air Quality Report presents PM2.5 air quality data as aggregated through the IQAir AirVisual platform in 2018.

November 7th,2019

PDF Analysis of air quality trends in 2017 - Greenpeace

After the launch of hina's "war on pollution" and the National Air Quality Action Plan in 2013, eastern China has seen a dramatic improvement in air quality, driven above all by reductions in coal use and emissions of power plants and heavy industry factories. From 2013 to 2017, average PM2.5 levels fell 35%

November 7th,2019

PDF Air Quality Improves as America Grows

Air Quality Trends Show Clean Air Progress While some pollutants continue to pose serious air quality problems in areas of the U.S., nationally, criteria air pollutant concentrations have dropped significantly since 1990 improving quality of life for many Americans. Air quality improves as America grows. CO -77% Pb -80% NO˜ (annual) -56%

November 7th,2019

PDF Air Quality Index - A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health ...

Air Quality Index The AQI is a national index, so the values and colors used to show local air quality and the levels of health concern are the same everywhere in the United States. Where can I find the AQI? Checking local air quality is as easy as checking the weather. You can find the latest AQI values on the Internet, in your

November 7th,2019

PDF Project Summary Information (PSI) - Home - AIIB

Project Summary Information (PSI) Project No: 000037 Project Name Beijing Air Quality Improvement and Coal Replacement Project (the Project) Country People's Republic of China Sector Energy - natural gas distribution Project No. 000037 Borrower Beijing Gas Group Company Limited (Beijing Gas) Implementation Agencies Beijing Gas

November 7th,2019

PDF Revised Air Quality Standards for Particle Pollution and ...

REVISED AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR PARTICLE POLLUTION AND UPDATES TO THE AIR QUALITY INDEX (AQI) On Dec. 14, 2012 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strengthened the nation's air quality standards for fine particle pollution to improve public health protection by revising the primary annual PM 2.5

November 7th,2019

PDF A Review of Air Pollution and Control in Hebei Province, China

pened in east and central China, attracting the most pub- lic attention. In Beijing, only five days were not fog and haze days during Jan. 2013. It is reported that the daily fine particulate matter (PM. 2.5) concentrations in Beijing and Shijiazhuang has been over 500 μg·m −3, which is 6.7 times of the new China National Ambient Air Quality

November 7th,2019

PDF Air Pollution in China: Mapping of Concentrations and Sources

China, air pollution was previously estimated to contribute to 1.2 to 2 million deaths annually (2-4). In 2012, China adopted the Ambient Air Quality Standard (9), and began development of a national Air Reporting System that now includes 945 sites in 190 cities. These automated 1 Berkeley Earth. Email at [email protected]

November 7th,2019

PDF Assessment of air quality benefits from national air ...

The result shows that CMAQ gives reasonably good predictions for the air quality. The air quality improvement that would result from the targeted sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) emission controls in China were assessed for the objective year 2010. The results show that the emission controls can lead to significant air quality ...

November 7th,2019

PDF Deep Air: Forecasting Air Pollution in Beijing, China

Deep Air: Forecasting Air Pollution in Beijing, China Vikram Reddy vikram [email protected] Pavan Yedavalli [email protected] Shrestha Mohanty shrestha [email protected] Udit Nakhat [email protected] 1 Abstract Air pollution in urban environments has risen steadily in the last several decades. Such cities as Beijing and Delhi have

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