Jane Burston

Executive Director, Clean Air Fund

Runs a think tank and philanthropic foundation on air quality and climate change. Previously worked as Head of Science for climate change and energy in the United Kingdom central government and as Head of Energy and Environment at the National Physical Laboratory, where team of 150 scientists delivered £18 million in research and commercial work yearly. Awards include being named one of the “40 under 40 European Young Leaders” by Friends of Europe and one of the “Ten Outstanding Young People of the Year” by the Junior Chamber of Commerce.

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Air Pollution

きれいな空気は経済にも大きな効果を生む

クリーンエア・ファンドの委託でYouGovが行った最近の調査によると、調査したすべての国(ブルガリア、インド、ナイジェリア、ポーランド、イギリス)で、大気汚染が現在の公衆衛生上の懸念事項の上位3位以内に入っています。大気汚染がこれほど問題視されるのも当然のことで、世界保健機関(WHO)によると、環境大気汚染に関連する早期死亡者は世界全体で推定420万人で、心血管系疾患によ...

28 Sep 2020