Reports in topic: Health

Burden of Disease Attributable to Coal-Burning and Other Major Sources of Air Pollution in China

The following report provides the first comprehensive assessment of current and predicted occurrences of disease that can be attributed to the burning of coal and other major sources of air pollution in China at the national and provincial levels. It describes the objectives, methods, and results of the GBD MAPS analysis for China and its provinces.

Energy and Air Pollution: World Energy Outlook Special Report.

A special report from The International Energy Agency (IEA) that outlines the links between energy, air pollution and health. It sets out in detail the scale, causes and effects of the massive negative health impacts from the energy industry and the ways in which the energy sector can contribute to a solution.

Europe’s Dark Cloud: How coal-burning countries are making their neighbours sick.

The ‘Dark Cloud’ report quantifies for the first time the cross-border health impacts of air pollution from coal use in electricity generation in the European Union. It also provides an in-depth assessment of the 30 plants with the highest negative health and climate impacts. It finds that the overall economic costs of health impacts from coal combustion in the EU at up to 62.3 billion Euros.