AIR News

2019

29 March 2019
Poor air quality to remain a problem in India despite pollution control policies

According to an independent study released today by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Council on Energy, Environment, and Water (CEEW), more than 674 million Indian citizens are likely to breathe air with high concentrations of PM2.5 in 2030, even if India were to comply with its existing pollution control policies and regulations.  More

06 February 2019
Diffusing the methane bomb: We can still make a difference

The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet, causing the carbon containing permafrost that has been frozen for tens or hundreds of thousands of years to thaw and release methane into the atmosphere, thereby contributing to global warming. The findings of a study that included researchers from IIASA, however, suggest that it is still possible to neutralize this threat.  More

31 January 2019
Reductions of emissions from international shipping on European Seas bring important benefits

IIASA has completed a study on the potential for cost-effective air emission reductions from international shipping through designation of further Emission Control Areas on the European Seas with a focus on the Mediterranean Sea.  More

28 January 2019
UNEP air pollution report presented at high level Singapore political event

Researchers from the IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) program contributed significantly to a major report on air pollution in Asia that was presented at the third forum of ministers and environment authorities of Asia Pacific in Singapore on 23-25 January 2019.  More


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