Published 06 Sep 2002
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:16 PM
The effects of air pollution on human health are given a high priority in the EU; they are identified within the environment and health priority area of the sixth environmental action plan and
under the theme to address threats to public health within the Sustainable Development Strategy (COM(2001)264 final) .
Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...