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  1. Urban Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asian Mega-Cities: Policies for a Sustainable Future

    Urban Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asian Mega-Cities: Policies for a Sustainable Future aims to quantify CO2 emissions from energy use and analyse their driving factors for selected Asian Mega-Cities-Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai. It pr ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 17:36

  2. Health-Related Benefits of Attaining the 8-Hr Ozone Standard

    During the 2000-2002 time period, between 36 and 56% of ozone monitors each year in the United States failed to meet the current ozone standard of 80 ppb for the fourth highest maximum 8-hr ozone concentration. The simple average of health impacts across ...

    caiasia - 08/26/2014 - 09:42

  3. Report Shows How to Save Ozone Layer While Combating Climate Change

    After 20 years of protecting the ozone layer with a new generation of chemicals, Governments are confronting the fact that these ozone-friendly substitutes for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) also happen to be greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming ...

    caiasia - 08/26/2014 - 09:42

  4. Health effects from short-term exposures to Ozone

    A large body of evidence shows that ozone can cause harmful respiratory effects including chest pain, coughing, and shortness of breath, which affect people with compromised respiratory systems most severely. When inhaled, ozone can cause acute respirator ...

    caiasia - 08/26/2014 - 09:40

  5. Implementation Plan for the ABC East Asian Regional Experiment 2005

    This document provides the implementation plan and the related information of the ABC East Asian Regional Experiment (ABC-EAREX2005) organized by scientists under the UNEP/Atmospheric Brown Cloud (ABC) Project (Ramanathan and Crutzen, 2003; http://www-abc ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 17:55

  6. Indoor Air Pollution Conference Recommendations, 2002

    Recommendations from the Regional Workshop on Household Energy, Indoor Air Pollution and Health held at the Gulmohar, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, 9-10 May 2002. Indoor Air Pollution Asia Proceedings http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/article-582 ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 17:59

  7. Indoor Air Pollution Exposure in Developing Countries (2002)

    Information on indoor air pollution sources, health effects and mitigating measures. World Health Organization brochure. Indoor Air Pollution Asia Assessment Reports http://www.cleanairnet.org/caiasia/1412/article-58262.html WHO 2002 ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 18:00

  8. Health Effects of Indoor Air Pollution in Developing Countries

    Around half of the world’s population, some 3 billion people, rely on biomass fuels such as wood, animal dung, and crop residues, and coal for domestic energy needs. Over the past 25 years, transition to cleaner fuels among the poor has slowed dramaticall ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 18:02

  9. Health Impacts of Indoor Air Pollution: Recent Global Burden of Disease Estimates and Ongoing Research in Nepal and Guatemala

    Winrock International Nepal organized a talk program on: "Health Impacts of Indoor Air Pollution: Recent Global Burden of Disease Estimates and Ongoing Research in Nepal and Guatemala" By Prof. Kirk Smith, University of California, Berkeley, USA ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 18:05

  10. Impacts of Biomass Cook Stove Use on Air Pollution, Global Warming and Human Health in Rural Bangladesh

    The current government strategies and public perception of air pollution in Bangladesh emphasize only on urban outdoor environment, but some of the highest concentrations of pollutants actually occur in rural indoor environment. The levels of air pollutio ...

    caiasia - 11/12/2005 - 18:18