08 2019 Environment international

Which decreases in air pollution should be targeted to bring health and economic benefits and improve environmental justice?

Auteurs

Morelli X, Gabet S, Rieux C, Bouscasse H, Mathy S, Slama R

Résumé

Fine particulate matter (PM) exposure entails large health effects in many urban areas. Public measures aiming at decreasing air pollution are often designed without targeting an explicit health benefit. Our objective was to investigate the health and economic benefits and the social inequalities in exposure resulting from several scenarios of reduction of PM exposure, in order to support decisions about urban policies.

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