This video highlights air pollution as the world’s largest environmental health risk. It damages ecosystems and biodiversity and decreases agricultural crop yields. In 1979, UNECE member States agreed to reduce their emissions to atmosphere, signing the first international treaty to deal with air pollution on a broad regional basis. Improving air quality benefits our health, economy and environment – including our climate.

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Organization: UNECE

Theme: Other

Topics: Environment, Health, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Audio-Visual Resource

Publication date: 2016

Language: English