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File Troff document “Fundamental shifts are needed” - the EEA Executive Director explains the latest data on transport and the environment
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Common environmental theme D source code Air pollution - Drivers and pressures (Poland)
SOER Common environmental theme from Poland
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Poland
Common environmental theme Air pollution - State and impacts (Belgium)
Population exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Belgium Air pollution - State and impacts (Belgium)
Common environmental theme D source code Air pollution - State and impacts (Finland)
Air pollution - State and Impacts
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Finland
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
Common environmental theme Air pollution - State and impacts (Sweden)
State and impact of air pollutants on the natural environment and on human health. Links to further national information on air pollution.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Sweden
SOER Message Air pollution — key message 1
Air pollution damages human health and the environment. Considerable progress has been made in Europe to reduce emissions and exposure to different air pollutants such as sulphur dioxide (SO2) and lead (Pb). However, despite reductions, certain air pollutants, especially particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and some organic compounds, still pose a threat to human health. For the EEA-32 group of countries, it has been estimated that in 2005 almost 5 million lost life years could be attributed to air pollution with fine particles (PM2.5) alone.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Air pollution — SOER 2010 thematic assessment Key messages
Publication Air pollution — SOER 2010 thematic assessment
Emissions of air pollutants derive from almost all economic and societal activities. They result in clear risks to human health and ecosystems. In Europe, policies and actions at all levels have greatly reduced anthropogenic emissions and exposure but some air pollutants still harm human health. Similarly, as emissions of acidifying pollutants have reduced, the situation for Europe's rivers and lakes has improved but atmospheric nitrogen oversupply still threatens biodiversity in sensitive terrestrial and water ecosystems. The movement of atmospheric pollution between continents attracts increasing political attention. Greater international cooperation, also focusing on links between climate and air pollution policies, is required more than ever to address air pollution.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Thematic assessments
Publication Air pollution at street level in European cities
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Publication Air pollution in Europe 1990-2004
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