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Deaths Caused by Household Air Pollution, by Region 2012.
Of the 4.3 million deaths attributable to HAP, almost all are in low and middle-income countries.
27 Aug 2015 - by GRID-Arendal
Household Air Pollution
Nearly 3 billion people continue to rely on biomass for cooking. This exposes them to a number of dangerous pollutants that have been linked to lower respiratory infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer ...
27 Aug 2015 - by GRID-Arendal
Household Air Pollution Deaths, 2012
Causes of death attributed to household air pollution (HAP) in 2012.
27 Aug 2015 - by GRID-Arendal
HAP Burden of Deaths, 2012
While women tend to be more exposed to household air pollution than men because they are much more involved in daily cooking activities, the absolute burden is larger in men because they are more affected by other diseas...
27 Aug 2015 - by GRID-Arendal
Effects on Public Health - Air Pollution, a Preventable Risk
SLCPs, particularly O3 and BC and co-pollutants, which are important parts of PM2.5 air pollution, are harmful to human health. Globally, PM2.5 is a major global cause of premature mortality. Indoor and outdoor PM2.5 air...
19 Jun 2014 - by GRID-Arendal
What are Short-Lived Climate Pollutants?
SLCPs are substances with a relatively short lifetime in the atmosphere – a few days to a few decades – and a warming effect on near term climate. The main SLCPs are BC, CH4, tropospheric O3, and many HFCs. A reduction i...
20 Jun 2014 - by GRID-Arendal
Energy efficiency generally improves with economic growth...but greenhouse gases increase too
In 1992 76 million people living in urban areas were exposed to air pollutant concentrations exceeding WHO guidelines. In developing countries 1.9 million people die each year because of indoor air pollution exposure and...
29 Nov 2007 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal