Impact of Climate Change on Air Quality and Public Health in Urban Areas

Hassan, Noor Artika, Hashim, Zailina and Hashim, Jamal H., (2015). Impact of Climate Change on Air Quality and Public Health in Urban Areas. Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 1-11

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    Author Hassan, Noor Artika
    Hashim, Zailina
    Hashim, Jamal H.
    Title Impact of Climate Change on Air Quality and Public Health in Urban Areas
    Appearing in Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health
    Publication Date 2015-07-03
    Place of Publication N/A
    Publisher SAGE journals
    Start page 1
    End page 11
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This review discusses how climate undergo changes and the effect of climate change on air
    quality as well as public health. It also covers the inter relationship between climate and air
    quality. The air quality discussed here are in relation to the 5 criteria pollutants; ozone (O3),
    carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), and particulate matter
    (PM). Urban air pollution is the main concern due to higher anthropogenic activities in urban
    areas. The implications on health are also discussed. Mitigating measures are presented with the
    final conclusion.

    Keyword Climate change
    Urban air pollution
    Health effects
    Air pollutants
    Copyright Holder Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 10105395
    DOI 10.1177/1010539515592951
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