A Bigger Picture: Global Scale Environmental Challenges
Something in the Air: The Insidious Challenge of Air Pollution. Smoke from burning forests, and photochemical smog in Beijing and Delhi are visible from space, but most of the air pollution in cities such as London is invisible even at ground level. The WHO suggests that the cost of contamination within Europe alone amounts to $1.6 trillion, with massive implications for the health of both rich and poor people alike. How much do we know about this, and can anything realistically be done about it?
Professor Carolyn Roberts is the first Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at Gresham College. She is also a Senior Scientist at the UK Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), which links business and universities in order to promote research and innovation in environmental technologies. (from gresham.ac.uk)
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