Impact of climate change on air quality and public health in urban areas

Hassan, Noor Artika, Hashim, Jamal H. and Hashim, Zailina, (2015). Impact of climate change on air quality and public health in urban areas. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, 28(2), 38-48

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  • Sub-type Journal article
    Author Hassan, Noor Artika
    Hashim, Jamal H.
    Hashim, Zailina
    Title Impact of climate change on air quality and public health in urban areas
    Appearing in Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
    Volume 28
    Issue No. 2
    Publication Date 2015-07-03
    Place of Publication Thousand Oaks
    Publisher Sage Publications
    Start page 38
    End page 48
    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.
    UNBIS Thesaurus AIR POLLUTANTS
    Climate Change
    Keyword Health effects
    Urban air pollution
    Copyright Holder Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 10105395
    DOI 10.1177/1010539515592951
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