BB established a lending scheme namely 'Financing Brick Kiln Efficiency Improvement Project', supported by Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and refine particulate pollution
from brick fields, he added.
30am, the particulate pollution
levels between Banashankari to Marathahalli varied from 70-800 micrograms per cubic meter, an alarming high, says the report, "Bengaluru's Rising Air Quality Crisis: The Need for Sustained Reportage and Action", by independent environmental researcher Aishwarya Sudhir.
In a contentious Senate hearing in November, she defended past statements that particulate pollution
released by burning fuels is not harmful unless one were to suck on a car's tailpipe.
When exposed to elevated levels of particulate pollution
, older adults are more likely to get pneumonia, be hospitalized with severe pneumonia and also die from pneumonia in the hospital, says the studys lead author Cheryl Pirozzi, M.
Director and Head of Pulmonology Department, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Fortis Memorial and Research Institute, Manoj Goel said, "Open field burning is responsible for 12 percent to 25 percent of particulate pollution
B vitamins could prevent particulate pollution
from affecting heart rate variability and provoking inflammation.
The results indicate that wildfires are a large source of particulate pollution
in the western states and that the source is currently underestimated by more than a factor of three in emissions inventories," the study in the (http://onlinelibrary.
Australia had 94 deaths and 38,043 died in the US that year from particulate pollution
The WHO report assessed particulate pollution
in 103 countries and estimated the associated health impacts.
Regarding the level of consistency with respect to particulate pollution
during the study period, more consistency was found in T-1 and T-2 which are surrounded by high rise buildings with commercial activities and high traffic density producing high vehicular emissions and hence, the pollution load is also found higher in static.
They estimate that on the 90 days in 2014 when particulate pollution
levels exceeded federal standards, productivity in the service sector was reduced by $374 million relative to what it would have been if the pollution levels had just met the federal standards.
The European Union regulation limit for particulate pollution
is 50 micrograms per cubic metre.