This report provides a comprehensive assessment of the economic consequences of outdoor air pollution in the coming decades, focusing on the impacts on mortality, morbidity, and changes in crop yields as caused by high concentrations of causes and consequences of rural urban migration pdf. Flabber-gassed by our noxious air: can electric vehicles save us? This report provides for the first time a plausible global projection of the magnitude of the economic consequences of outdoorair pollution in absence of policy action other than those already in place.

The projections thus reflect the costs of inaction of outdoor air pollution. The OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050: Consequences of Inaction took no account of the feedbacks from environmental challenges and resource scarcity to the economy. This report seeks to address this gap through a detailed economic modelling framework that links outdoor air pollution to economic growth and welfare. Increasing economic growth and energy demand will lead to a significant increase in global emissions of air pollutants.

5 and ozone will lead to substantial effects on health and the environment. In particular, premature deaths from outdoor air pollution in 2010 amounted to around 3 million people, while they are projected to be 6-9 million in 2060. Costs related to additional health expenditures and labour productivity losses dominate in the long run. In addition, the costs of pain and suffering from illness are estimated at estimated at around USD 2. Further degradation of the environment and natural capital can compromise prospects for future economic growth and human well-being. 2050, unless more ambitious policies are implemented.

Outdoor air pollution kills more than 3 million people across the world every year, and causes health problems from asthma to heart disease for many more. This is costing societies very large amounts in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health. The analysis seeks to explain the differences in the estimates, for example across countries. To receive our latest Environment news, publications and events, sign up to MyOECD.

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