Event Report on National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change
A report on the proceedings of the
National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change
January 31, 2023
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This video was released on the occasion of CAG's National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change. #AirPollution & #ClimateChange are two sides of the same coin - each one feeds and stokes the other. Unless we take urgent action to curtail air pollution at source, the Paris Agreement targets will be a mere pipe dream.
The National Conference on Air Pollution and Climate Change on the 31st of January saw stakeholders from academics, to civil society organizations, government officials and concerned citizens gather together to understand the perils of these two deeply intricate killers, and analyse those policies needed to mitigate our descent into climate crisis. Find a full report on the proceedings here.
Did you know? New carpets let out carpet fumes which are dangerous to health. Vacuuming your carpet regularly or steam cleaning it in case of stubborn odour can help as it rinses away any chemical residue. #AirPollution #RightToCleanAir #KnowYourAir
Did you know? The use of pesticides indoors to kill rodents & other pests is dangerous to health. Ventilate the house after use of pesticide and whenever possible use non-chemical methods of pest control. #AirPollution #RightToCleanAir #KnowYourAir @airqualityindia @Warriormomsin
Did you know? Exposure to indoor carbon monoxide can be very dangerous to health. Using an exhaust fan in the kitchen & regular maintenance of chimneys and gas stoves is a must to prevent health hazards. #AirPollution #RightToCleanAir #KnowYourAir @airqualityindia @Warriormomsin
Did you know? High levels of fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) exposure in women during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester, is linked with twice the risk of having a child with autism.
Did you know? According to a study, there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that long term exposure to traffic-related air pollution exposures in older adults may accelerate ageing-related declines in health.
Did you know? According to a study, children who play outdoor sports and live in high ozone communities are at a higher risk of contracting asthma
Did you know? According to a study by "Women's Health Initiative", exposure to nitrogen dioxide and other nitric oxides is associated with higher risk of hemorrhagic stroke in post-menopausal women