Global Future Council on the Future of Clean Air

Council mission and objectives

Air pollution is the single greatest environmental threat to human health, with World Health Organization (WHO) estimating that 99% of the world's population are breathing air that is harmful to their health. How can progress be made towards WHO guidelines through air quality monitoring and modelling, evidence-based policymaking, open governance, and citizen science?

Jane Burston, Executive Director, Clean Air Fund

Tolu Oni, Director, Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network, MRC Epidemiology, University of Cambridge

Council Managers
Roderick Weller, Project Lead, Clean Air, World Economic Forum

Shannon Engstrom, Specialist, Centre for Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum

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The Global Future Councils serve as a brain trust for leaders from government, business and civil society, and support the Forum’s mission by bringing together experts bound by a shared mission to discuss the most critical issues, generate insights and analysis, and collaborate in shaping agendas.

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