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Title: Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study

Abstract

While the co-benefits from addressing both climate change and air pollution related problems have been clearly recognized, there is not much evidence comparing the mitigation costs and economic benefits of air pollution reduction for alternative scenarios to reduce greenhouse gases. This study analyses the extent to which the health co-benefits would compensate the mitigation cost of achieving the targets of Paris Agreement (2ºC and 1·5ºC) under different scenarios where the emissions abatement effort is shared between countries according to three established equity criteria.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [1];  [4]
  1. Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Leioa (Spain)
  2. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States)
  3. Transport and Climate Directorate, Ispra (Italy)
  4. Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Leioa (Spain); Univ. of the Basque Country, Donostia (Spain)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1424830
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-132141
Journal ID: ISSN 2542-5196; 453040180
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
The Lancet Planetary Health
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 2; Journal Issue: 3; Related Information: pages e126–e133; Journal ID: ISSN 2542-5196
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Markandya, Anil, Sampedro, Jon, Smith, Steven J., Van Dingenen, Rita, Pizarro-Irizar, Cristina, Arto, Iñaki, and González-Eguino, Mikel. Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30029-9.
Markandya, Anil, Sampedro, Jon, Smith, Steven J., Van Dingenen, Rita, Pizarro-Irizar, Cristina, Arto, Iñaki, & González-Eguino, Mikel. Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30029-9
Markandya, Anil, Sampedro, Jon, Smith, Steven J., Van Dingenen, Rita, Pizarro-Irizar, Cristina, Arto, Iñaki, and González-Eguino, Mikel. Fri . "Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30029-9. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1424830.
@article{osti_1424830,
title = {Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study},
author = {Markandya, Anil and Sampedro, Jon and Smith, Steven J. and Van Dingenen, Rita and Pizarro-Irizar, Cristina and Arto, Iñaki and González-Eguino, Mikel},
abstractNote = {While the co-benefits from addressing both climate change and air pollution related problems have been clearly recognized, there is not much evidence comparing the mitigation costs and economic benefits of air pollution reduction for alternative scenarios to reduce greenhouse gases. This study analyses the extent to which the health co-benefits would compensate the mitigation cost of achieving the targets of Paris Agreement (2ºC and 1·5ºC) under different scenarios where the emissions abatement effort is shared between countries according to three established equity criteria.},
doi = {10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30029-9},
journal = {The Lancet Planetary Health},
number = 3,
volume = 2,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {3}
}

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