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Air quality (Air pollution)

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Interpretation of theme:
Is item of theme: Air pollution

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Air quality (Air pollution) associations

Policy themes are used to classify Key policy issues and policy interventions. The tables below contain the issues and interventions associated with theme item Air quality (Air pollution).

Associated Key policy issues and their components

ComponentDescription
Air pollution and energy policies How can the goals for affordable, clean and reliable energy be achieved taking into account possible synergies and trade-offs?
Air pollution and energy policies How do energy policies contribute to economic and social development, and how do they support or hamper a more sustainable future?
Emissions What synergies between climate policy and air pollution control can be identified?
Emissions How will emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollutants develop in scenarios with and without policy interventions, such as climate policy and air pollution control?
IMAGE framework summary What are the consequences of these changes for international targets for biodiversity protection (addressed by the CBD), climate change (UNFCCC) and human development (addressed by the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals)?
IMAGE framework summary How could global environmental issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and air pollution evolve?
Livestock systems What are the impacts of increasing livestock production on land use, greenhouse gases and other emissions to air and surface water?

Associated policy interventions, their components and the affected components

Policy interventionDescriptionImplemented inAffects component
Energy tax or subsidiy Changing the prices through energy tax or subsidy for the various energy carriers influences the choice of technology and thus the level of emissions.