Plant more trees to beat air pollution: Kerala forest minister

Plant more trees to beat air pollution: Kerala forest minister”

It is estimated that 90% of the world population breath polluted air, every five seconds, somebody around the world dies prematurely as a result of air pollution.

"Ile, in a speech read and presented to Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Mr Samuel Numunengi, on behalf of Executive Director of SING, Idris Usman, said the theme of this year's celebration "Beat Air Pollution", was to raise serious awareness on the menacing trend of gas-flaring and other oil exploration activities in the Niger Delta region". David Boyd, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, issued a statement calling on governments to treat the issue urgently, as part of their human rights commitments.

The State of India's Environment (SoE) Report found air pollution is responsible for 12.5 per cent of all deaths in the country - painting a bleak picture of the environmental record of recent Indian governments.

Joyce Msuya, Acting Executive Director, UNEP, shared a message from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that underscores the global costs of air pollution, estimated at United States dollars 5 trillion annually.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force CP Marak said that by and large, the air quality in Meghalaya is good barring the two industrial areas of Umiam and Byrnihat.

She called for a holistic approach that would strengthen the synergies among stakeholders, policies and all interventions to deal with the root cause of air pollution.

'On this Environment Day we all need to spare some time to think what can we do to make our planet clean and green'. For rural areas that don't yet have access to electricity, the use of better stoves that produce less air pollution should be encouraged.

"While its war on pollution is far from over, China's progress on reducing pollution shows the scale of action that is possible if there is genuine will at leadership level".

India has repeatedly failed to address environmental concerns.

The state NITP Chairman, Dr. Nelson Nwosu, made the call yesterday in Aba while speaking with journalists on World Environment Day.

Mrs Bawumia, an ambassador for Cook Clean Alliance, an organisation championing the usage of environmentally friendly and healthy fuel, said 70 per cent of Ghanaians cooked with solid fuel such as charcoal and that the toxins from those solid fuels were affecting the health of particularly women and girls who often did the cooking.

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