Making Urban Asia’s Air Cleaner

Publication | December 2019

This brief discusses the state of urban air pollution in Asia and offers solutions based on a study conducted on four densely populated cities in Nepal, the People’s Republic of China, and the Philippines.

More than 90% of cities in Asia are experiencing unhealthy levels of air pollution, adversely affecting the environment, health, and quality of life in the region. The brief presents data from a study on Chengdu, Kathmandu, Metro Manila, and Xiangtan that identifies risk factors to the population and the common challenges that Asian cities face. It recommends air quality management solutions that address these risks and challenges and that will help make cities in the region more livable.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Environment
  • Urban environmental improvement
  • Environmental policy and legislation
  • Environmental assessment
  • Health
  • Urban development
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
  • Nepal
  • Philippines
Pages
  • 12
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF190609-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9261-958-9 (print)
  • 978-92-9261-959-6 (electronic)
ISSN
  • 2071-7202 (print)
  • 2218-2675 (electronic)

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