[ © Stockholm Environment Institute ]
Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health globally. Exposure to indoor and outdoor fine particulate matter is associated with an estimated 7 million premature deaths each year and is responsible for millions more non-fatal health outcomes such as an increase in emergency-room visits related to exacerbated asthma, and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
[ © Danish Institute for International Studies ]
Losses and damages are increasingly felt across the globe, with the most vulnerable countries and populations most affected. At the same time, processes around Loss and Damage under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change are characterized by divergent positions and slow progress.