Air Pollution and Health Risk Reduction

Published: Nov 5, 2018

Air Pollution and Health Risk Reduction

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Increasing particulate matter in the ambient air causes breathlessness and choking. Linkages between respiratory disease induced mortality and pollution have been established; Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.

Abstract: The burgeoning mega cities, especially in developing countries are expected to experience higher levels of risk and exposure to health hazards from a combination of individual, physical and environmental factors.

The author is a Professor, Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.