Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR)

Around the world, AIR's systems approach is framing new policies that maximize co-benefits between air quality management, greenhouse gas mitigation and other policy priorities.

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There are important interactions between climate and air quality strategies, and development, economic and social policy objectives. However, maximizing the potential co-benefits from these - well-documented - interactions poses a host of complex  challenges to decision makers. 

AIR supports decision makers in devising smart solutions that deliver tangible benefits to diverse groups in society through innovative methodologies that bring together relevant insights from recent research on geo-physical, economic and social aspects of pollution control. In particular, AIR pioneers strategic research into a wide range of links between local air pollution and other policy objectives:

These research topics are addressed through specific projects, usually in close collaboration with partners that form a large international and multi-disciplinary scientific network.

Outcomes of the AIR project include:


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Pollution Management Research Group

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PUBLICATIONS

Zhong, H., Feng, K., Sun, L., Tian, Z., Fischer, G., Cheng, L., & Munoz Castillo, R. (2021). Water-land tradeoffs to meet future demands for sugar crops in Latin America and the Caribbean: A bio-physical and socio-economic nexus perspective. Resources, Conservation and Recycling 169, e105510. 10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105510.

Kofner, Y. & Erokhin, D. (2021). EU – EAEU Common Economic Space. In: The Routledge Handbook of EU-Russia Relations: Structures, Actors, Issues. Eds. Romanova, T. & David, M., Routledge. ISBN 9781138543676

Gao, J., Xu, X., Cao, G.-Y., Ermoliev, Y., Ermolieva, T., & Rovenskaya, E. (2021). Strategic decision-support modeling for robust management of the food–energy–water nexus under uncertainty. Journal of Cleaner Production 292, e125995. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.125995.

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