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Title: STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION ON HUMAN HEALTH

STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION ON HUMAN HEALTH
Camelia Manescu; Teodora Mateoc-Sirb; Hunor Vass; Nicoleta Mateoc-Sirb
10.5593/sgem2022/5.1
1314-2704
English
22
5.1
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
The paper aims to analyse the main air pollutants considered responsible for most premature deaths and illnesses: particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, sulphur dioxide, and ground-level ozone. The research methodology used is based on the analysis and synthesis of information from the scientific literature on air pollution, identification of sources of air pollutants and their implications for human health. The principal research method used in the paper is content analysis. The importance of this publication is to expand and improve the content of the literature in the domain. The contributors point out that air pollution is currently the highest environmental risk affecting human health. Every year, this type of pollution causes around 400,000 premature deaths in the European Union and causes various illnesses: respiratory, strokes and lung diseases, cardiovascular, liver and blood diseases. Emissions of air pollutants are mainly the result of human actions: heating of homes, road transport, the energy sector, industry, agriculture and others in much smaller proportions. The authors' investigation revealed that, in overall terms, air quality has not improved with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. In conclusion, the authors highlight the need for environmental policies that contribute to reducing emissions and improving air quality, intending to further safeguard human health and the environment.
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conference
Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 04 - 10 July, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
415-422
04 - 10 July, 2022
website
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air pollution, human health, environment

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