Pollution costs P4.5 trillion, 66,000 lives every year

2021-11-12T19:04:25+08:0012 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Krixia Subingsubing | November 12, 2021 | Published by Inquirer.net | READ THE STORY HERE MANILA, Philippines — In a year, air pollution is costing the Philippines P4.5 trillion and causing tens of thousands of deaths, according to a new report assessing air quality since the implementation of the Clean Air Act 20 years [...]

Neglect of air quality costs PHL $87 billion annually, more Covid deaths and illnesses

2021-11-10T14:47:34+08:0010 Nov 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Quezon City, 10 November 2021 — Twenty years after the passage of the Philippine Clean Air Act, a new report by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) entitled “Aiming Higher: Benchmarking the Philippine Clean Air Act” pegged the yearly bill for neglecting air [...]