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Data Visualisation Concentration status for annual target value of PM2.5, 2011
Distribution of stations by thresholds of PM2.5 annual mean concentrations for the year 2011.
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File C source code header Air quality and health
(Transcription of audio on video) Europe loses 200 million working days a year to air pollution-related illness. The air pollutants that affect the respiratory system are ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, and particulate matter. The breathing in of fine particulate matter significantly increases the numbers of deaths from cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary diseases. Over a third of particulate matter comes from domestic wood stoves, another third from industrial sources, and the remainder from transport and agriculture. Ground level ozone, one of the components of smog and produced through vehicle exhaust and industrial emissions, also has severe implications for respiratory health. The European Commission Clean Air for Europe programme found that in the year 2000 around 350,000 people were dying prematurely due to outdoor pollution of fine particulate matter alone. Although levels of particulate matter and ozone have both been reducing in recent decades, estimates indicate that 20 million Europeans suffer from respiratory problems. Source: The European environment - State and outlook 2005
Located in Environmental topics Environment and health Multimedia
Common environmental theme Air pollution - State and impacts (Germany)
SOER Common environmental theme from Germany
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Germany
National and regional story National and regional story (Germany) - The way toward unifying environmental protection
SOER National and regional story from Germany
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Germany
Common environmental theme Air pollution - Why care? (Luxembourg)
SOER Common environmental theme from Luxembourg - air pollution
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Common environmental theme Air pollution - State and impacts (Luxembourg)
SOER Common environmental theme from Luxembourg - air pollution
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Common environmental theme Air pollution - Drivers and pressures (Luxembourg)
SOER Common environmental theme from Luxembourg - air pollution
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Common environmental theme Air pollution - Outlook 2020 (Luxembourg)
SOER Common environmental theme from Luxembourg - air pollution
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Common environmental theme Air pollution - National Responses (Luxembourg)
SOER Common environmental theme from Luxembourg - air pollution
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Common environmental theme D source code Air pollution - State and impacts (Poland)
SOER Common environmental theme from Poland
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Poland
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