Introduction to Air Quality Management (Self-Paced)

Introduction to Air Quality Management (Self-Paced)

Introduction to Air Quality Management Welcome to the Open Learning Campus’ introductory course on Air Quality Management (AQM). Air pollution has become a major challenge to global health with the latest estimates from the Global Burden of Disease project suggesting that in 2015, nearly six and one-half million people died prematurely either from air pollution in their outdoor environment or from air pollution associated with the use of solid biofuels for cooking and heating in homes. Unfortunately most of these deaths are now occurring in the developing world. The World Bank is moving to address this major public health challenge through its Environmental Health and Pollution Management business line with the launch of the Pollution Management and Environmental Health (PMEH) multi-donor trust fund, through pilot programs to demonstrate how to improve air quality in specific cities, through research to improve our understanding of where air pollution is most prevalent and through learning products such as this online e-learning course. This Air Quality Management series of courses has been created for development professionals, government officials and other partners who want to learn about the fundamentals of air quality management planning. Successful air quality management programs can reduce emissions that lead to air pollution while simultaneously providing other development benefits that accrue locally as well as globally. Benefits can include improved public health, energy savings, economic development, agricultural benefits and reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and other short-lived climate pollution. We hope this introductory course provides the foundation for establishing such a program in your community and that follow-up courses will provide skills and information on how to monitor air pollution and increase public awareness, how to develop emission inventories and track progress, how to assess the benefits of air quality improvement, how to select control strategies that are most effective and finally these courses will share information on the importance of stakeholder engagement and describe regulatory approaches that have been most effective elsewhere.

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- May 31, 2020
Highly informative. A very useful course for environmental compliance monitoring and pollution control program.


- May 29, 2020
Very Good for city officials

Suresh Kumar

- Apr 27, 2020
Excellent information provided by the OLC. More useful for my future research works and teaching


- Apr 18, 2020
Great course it helped me improve my skills very much


- Apr 16, 2020
This course has enabled me enrich my skills as i strive to fulfill my career ambitions. Thanks for the opportunity.


- Mar 4, 2020
the course expand my scope on air quality monitoring and enhanced the quality of my report


- Jan 22, 2020
I registered for the course when I needed to prepare Air Auality Monitoring Report and the course really helped me to understand alot about the subject, which enhanced the quality of my report.


- Oct 24, 2019
Learned a lot. thanks to world Bank.


- Apr 4, 2019
Topik sangat menarik


- Mar 26, 2019
Sistemas de registro civil y estadísticas vitales
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