In cities across Asia, air pollution levels are reaching alarming levels. There are workable solutions to cleaning up the air of the region’s urban areas but it will require resolve and innovation.
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Although the city’s air pollution problems won’t disappear overnight, authorities are finally pursuing long-term solutions.
Pollution is a silent killer that can lead to cancer, many other chronic diseases, and even impact infant brain development.
Resource depletion and environmental pollution are serious issues in developing Asia. This was well illustrated in January of this year when northern People’s Republic of China (PRC) suffered its worst air pollution on record. The level of pollution moved many to question the old development model of “pollute first, improve later”.