Air Pollution in Small Island Developing States: A Growing but Avoidable Challenge Requiring Multilevel Interventions
7 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Date Written: January 31, 2021
Small Island Developing States (SIDS), like many other places globally, are dealing with air pollution challenges. While not considered as expansive a challenge as perhaps the largest urban cities in the developing world, SIDS fragile economic and environmental conditions, limited technological and human capacities, small economies of scale, high vulnerability to natural disasters and climate change exacerbate the magnitude of stressors like poor air quality (Singh, 2014; Thomas et al., 2020).
Keywords: air pollution, small island developing states (SIDS), climate change
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