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Air pollution and climate change in Australia

Butler, Colin; Whelan, James

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This chapter mainly focuses on air pollution, with less stress on the health problems of climate change, which, conceptually, is also a form of air pollution, due to the changing composition of atmospheric trace gases. Air quality in Australia is comparatively good, by global standards, due to its large area, low population, and widespread development. However, there are areas of Australia which have significant health problems from dirty air, particularly in association with coal-burning power...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/161658
Book Title: Climate Change and Air Pollution: The Impact on Human Health in Developed and Developing Countries
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61346-8_9

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