Be part of the motion demanding an answer to the air air pollution disaster.
A world motion for clear air is rising.
Air air pollution is the basis reason for many critical well being issues. In the course of the week of World Well being Day, from April 7 to April 10, residents world wide took to the streets to spotlight their well being and the influence of air air pollution on the planet.
Whereas they have been united of their name for #CleanAirNOW, residents demanded native options to the air air pollution disaster, comparable to creating devoted public bus lanes, upgrading nationwide PM2.5 requirements and strengthening transboundary haze regulation.
Final yr the World Well being Group (WHO) strengthened its air high quality pointers for the primary time in 15 years.
Sadly, the truth is that 97% of world cities failed to satisfy pointers final yr, in line with IQAir’s 2021 World Air High quality Report. As well as, many cities world wide endure from an absence of obtainable air high quality information.
Science tells us that there is no such thing as a protected degree of publicity to air air pollution. Air air pollution is answerable for many continual ailments, together with bronchial asthma, coronary heart illness and stroke.
Our well being can’t wait. The time has come for governments world wide to take motion. Clear vitality and equitable mobility options, together with public transport, strolling and biking infrastructure, are important to sort out each air air pollution and the local weather disaster.
Signal the petition: We should finish climate-destroying fossil fuels. Allow us to all come collectively to demand revolutionary, sustainable options. Be part of the clear air motion for our well being, our future and our planet.
Erin Newport is the Worldwide Communications Officer for Greenpeace East Asia.