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distributional implications of national air pollution damage estimates

Leonard P. Gianessi

distributional implications of national air pollution damage estimates

by Leonard P. Gianessi

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Published by Resources for the Future in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeonard P. Gianessi, Henry M. Peskin, and Edward Wolff,
    SeriesResources for the Future. Reprint series ; 150
    ContributionsPeskin, Henry M., Wolff, Edouard, 1816-1880
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 201-232 ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22165529M

    Summary for Policymakers Many energy prices in many countries are wrong. They are set at levels that do not reflect environmental damage, notably global warming, air pollution, and various side effects of motor vehicle use. In so doing, many countries raise too much revenue from direct taxes on work effort and capital accumulation and too. The dramatic and debilitating effects of severe air pollution episodes in cities throughout the world—such as the London smog of that resulted in 4, deaths—have alerted governments to the necessity for crisis procedures. Even everyday levels of air pollution .

    Air Quality Indicators Monitor + Model Air Data. CDC and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have worked together to develop a statistical model (Downscaler) to make modeled predictions available for environmental public health tracking purposes in areas of the country that do not have monitors and to fill in the time gaps when monitors may not be recording data. Air pollution. Table 2 presents the distributions of the monthly mean air pollutant concentrations during the study period. The correlation during the 9 months of gestation was high between NO 2 and CO average concentrations (r = ), which represent the common source of motor vehicles (Table 3).The concentrations of PM 10 and SO 2 were also moderately correlated (r = ), indicating a.

    This report provides estimates of social and financial costs of environmental damage in India from three pollution damage categories: (i) urban air pollution, including particulate matter and lead; (ii) inadequate water supply, poor sanitation, and hygiene. 1. Introduction. Outcomes related to human health account for the majority of the socio-economic costs induced by air pollution (US Environmental Protection Agency, , et al., ).This paper evaluates the impacts of air pollution on human health in Europe and on the European economy using an integrated model of pollution–health dynamics.


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Distributional implications of national air pollution damage estimates by Leonard P. Gianessi Download PDF EPUB FB2

National Damage Estimates The second step was to estimate the damage value in dollars of the total emissions of the five principal types of air pollutants: sulfur oxides, particulates, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocar-bons.

As noted above, we did not estimate these values ourselves. Instead, we utilized two published sources. Distributional Effects of Air Pollution from Electric Vehicle Adoption Stephen P.

Holland, Erin T. Mansur, Nicholas Z. Muller, Andrew J. Yates. Chapter in NBER book Energy Policy Tradeoffs between Economic Efficiency and Distributional Equity (), Tatyana Deryugina, Don Fullerton, and Billy Pizer, organizers Conference held SeptemberCited by: 1.

We examine the distributional effects of changes in local air pollution from driving electric vehicles in the United States. We employ an econometric model to estimate power plant emissions and an integrated assessment model to value damages in air pollution from Cited by: 1. Other effects of ambient air pollution are postneonatal mortality and mortality caused by acute respiratory infections, as well as effects on children's lung function, cardiovascular and respiratory hospital admissions in the elderly, and markers for functional damage of the heart by: For each power plant and pollutant, the Monte Carlo procedure yields an empirical distribution for the damage per ton, or marginal damage.

The paper links uncertainty in marginal damages to air pollution policy in two ways. Attention has turned to the health effects of air pollution with the publication of empirical studies identifying current ambient levels of air pollution as a significant cause of excess mortality.

Those same estimates used to value accidental deaths have been used to value lives which, it is predicted, have been lost as a result of poor quality.

Decompositions and Policy Consequences of an Extraordinary Decline in Air Pollution from Electricity Generation. NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (2) Heterogeneous Environmental and Grid Benefits from Rooftop Solar and the Costs of Inefficient Siting Decisions.

Air pollution can damage materials, especially those used in buildings because of their long life. Damage to other objects tends to be less important: most cars, for instance, are replaced long before air pollution damage has become significant. The phenomena of the degradation of buildings are complex due to the numerous factors that intervene.

I, Helen Powell, declare that this thesis titled, ‘Estimating Air Pollution and its Relationship with Human Health’ and the work presented in it are my own. I confirm that where I have consulated the published work of others, this is always clearly attributed.

Where I have quoted from the work of. Air pollution is a global issue, it is a growing challenge since the time of industrialization and according to WHO ambient both urban and rural areas was estimated to cause million premature.

This paper uses air pollution emissions data for the years,and to estimate monetary damages due to air pollution exposure for PMSO 2, NO x, NH 3, and VOC from electric power generation, oil and gas extraction, coal mining, and oildamages associated with emissions from these sectors totaled billion dollars (in $), with SO 2 emissions.

NATIONAL ESTIMATE Lave and Seskin calculated the national cost of air pollution damage to health as $ billion for This represents a savings that would result from a 50 percent abatement of air pollution.

Clearing the Air is an innovative, quantitative examination of the national damage caused by China's degraded air quality, conducted in a pathbreaking, interdisciplinary U.S.-China collaboration. Its damage estimates are allocated by sector, making it possible for the first time to judge whether, for instance, power generation, transportation.

The distribution implications of national air pollution damage estimates. In The distribution of economic well-being, edited by F. Juster, - Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.

In the U.S. nearly million people—over 40 percent of the population—are at risk of disease and premature death because of air pollution, according to American Lung Association estimates. The Distribution of Air Quality in the New York Region, Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore () Google Scholar This research has been funded in part by the University of Vermont's University Committee on Research and Scholarship, under Grant Number SSCI WHO Global Ambient Air Quality Database (update ) 2 MayGeneva – WHO estimates that around 7 million people die every year from exposure to fine particles in polluted air that lead to diseases such as stroke, heart disease, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and respiratory infections, including pneumonia.

Air pollution control in the USA is focused on compliance with emission limits and meeting air quality standards. Over recent decades, US air quality regulations have greatly reduced emissions.

@article{osti_, title = {Cost of air pollution damage: a status report}, author = {Barrett, L.B. and Waddell, T.E.}, abstractNote = {Published and unpublished estimates of the cost of air pollution damage are reviewed and national total estimates are given.

In addition, cost estimates are developed for air pollution effects on human health, vegetation, materials, and residential. Except for the effects of 1-d and 7-d air pollution exposure on math test scores (first and second columns in panel B), all of the coefficients for mean APIs over a longer period are negative and statistically significant.

Second, the damage of air pollution on cognitive performance is more sizable when using longer window of exposure measure.

Emphasis is placed on the deposition processes that relate air pollution to materials damage, as well as the roles of rain and rain acidity. Although some fundamental damage processes are discussed, quantitative damage relationships are emphasized, and some new data towards this end are presented for carbonate stones.Asian-Pacific Economic Literature: “In contrast the World Bank report Cost of Pollution in China: economic estimates and physical damages (), which caught the attention of the mainstream mass mediathis edited volume by Mun Ho and Chris Nielsen stands as a solemn, solid, and scholarly defence of the same alarming message - air.This paper explores the distributional implications of policies for taxing local air pollution and compares them with climate change taxes.

The framework of taxation on air pollution is based on the estimated damage associated with the main local air pollutants, while the climate change framework is based on a CO2 tax.