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Getting from (PM)2.5 to Zero: Why unraveling the ‘Cause and Science’ of Air Pollution is critical for change

Roadshow Recap from Session Stop #1, August 19

You can watch this session (and others) on our YouTube channel — note, this specific session was conducted in Thai with simultaneous translation to English.
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Highlights from the Experts who came to explain

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See Dr. Vanisa’s Presentation Here (in Thai) http://bit.ly/AIRSLIDESAUG19VANISA

“We have to study further the impact PM2.5 has on both our health and the climate. That should be a trigger point for policymakers to do something about the problem. They have to be concerned about the health of their citizens and the health of the country at large.” — Dr. Vanisa Surapipith, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand

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“We need to understand the ‘sensitivities’ to air pollution, and design different protective measures that work for different groups. This is not unlike the COVID-19 pandemic. We have lockdowns for the pandemic; similarly we also need to have lockdowns for air pollution crises too.” — Dr. Wirun Limsawart, Ministry of Public Health

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For more information on industrial emissions’ effects on the people’s lives, see this collection of images showing the dire problems around industrial parks in Thailand. http://bit.ly/AIRSLIDESAUG19PENCHOM

“The budget appropriated for economic drive far exceeds that appropriated for environmental work. This signifies the highly-unbalanced approach to our nation’s development. We need to change the mindset, and drive for a more balanced development between economic growth and environmental protection.” — Assoc.Prof.Dr. Witsanu Attavanich, Kasetsart University

Synthesis and Next Roadshow Stops

Next Session

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