Air Quality

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Air pollution is costing the global economy more than 2.9$ trillion every year in welfare costs! Additionally, air pollution is responsible for 7 million premature deaths worldwide! So, how is the Middle East situation? Is air quality a concern there? If so, what are the impacts? What can be done? In this episode, Dr. Rima Isaifan answers these questions and more about Air Quality.

Dr. Rima Isaifan received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Ottawa University in Canada in 2014. She is experienced in nanomaterials for air pollution control. Her current research focuses on the sustainable environment within the urban context. More specifically, air quality and climate change research, mitigation, and policy, including the applications of renewable energy systems in arid and harsh environments. In addition, she focuses on the estimation of the health impact of long and short-term exposure to air pollution. She holds several certificates in Climate Change policy, finance, mitigation, and planning from Harvard University, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and The United Nations Habitat for a Better Urban Future. She has been involved in several projects related to air quality and climate change and acts as a scientific editor and panel reviewer for several grant proposals submitted to the European Commission and Qatar National Research Fund.

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