Results for - What can be done to combat Air Pollution?
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Beat air pollution to protect health: World Environment Day June 5, 2019.
Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2019, “Beat Air Pollution,” is a call to action call to combat this global crisis. So, how we can change our everyday lives to reduce the amount of air pollution we produce, and thwart its contribution to global warming and its effects on our own health?
1. What are the main 3 strategies that can be implemented to reduce incidence of air pollution towards global warming?
Adopting cleaner modern stoves and burning fuels for cooking, heating and lighting in households
Promoting renewable energy efficiency and production in industry to reduce smokestack emissions from coal-burning power plants and diesel generators
Prioritizing public transport, walking and cycling networks and introducing vehicle emissions standard to reduce vehicle-related carbon dioxide emissions
Using renewable power sources such as solar, wind and hydro power
Optimizing feed digestibility and improving grazing and grassland management to reduce methane emissions from agriculture
Improving waste reduction, separation, recycling and reuse to reduce open waste burning and organic waste in landfills
Improving the energy efficiency of buildings and making cities greener for energy efficiency