Air pollution

Air pollution guidance:

TitleKyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol) Parties192 as of May 2018 but see Ratification status for details...

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The Kyoto Protocol commits developed economies set out in Annex I to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (Annex I parties) to detailed reductions in greenhouse...

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TitleMarrakesh Declaration LocationMarrakesh, Morocco Date29 October—9 November 2001 SubjectClimate change The Marrakesh Accords provided the detailed rules for the...

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TitleDirective (EU) 2015/2193 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 November 2015 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective (EU) 2016/2284 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 December 2016 on the reduction of national emissions of certain atmospheric pollutants,...

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TitleDirective 2001/81/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2001 on national emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutants Latest...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective 2004/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on the limitation of emissions of volatile organic compounds due to the use of...

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Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are poisonous chemical substances that break down slowly and get into food chains. They pose risks to human health and the...

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TitleRegulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on persistent organic pollutants and amending Directive 79/117/EEC *...

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TitleRegulation (EC) No 850/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on persistent organic pollutants and amending Directive 79/117/EEC *...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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TitleRegulation (EC) 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (recast) Entry into force20...

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TitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases and repealing Regulation (EC) No 842/2006...

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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado TitleDirective 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy...

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TitleStockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) of 22 May 2001 Entry into Force17 May 2004. General entry into force date*Please note each Party has a...

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TitleThe 1979 Geneva Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution Parties51 parties LocationGeneva Adopted13 November 1979 Came into force16 March 1983...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Parties195 Parties (194 States plus the European Union) LocationNew York Adopted9 May 1992 Came into...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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