11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Video: Air pollution’s dangerous effects on our health and how to stay safe | CNN

Video: Air pollution’s dangerous effects on our health and how to stay safe | CNN
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Video: Air pollution’s dangerous effects on our health and how to stay safe  CNN

Video: Air pollution’s dangerous effects on our health and how to stay safe | CNN

This is what happens to your body when you breathe polluted air

It’s hard to imagine but even air that appears “clean” can be harmful. CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what factors affect our air quality and some of the steps you can take to keep yourself safe.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  1. Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
  2. Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  3. Goal 13: Climate Action

Steps to Improve Air Quality

  • Avoid areas with heavy traffic or industrial pollution.
  • Use public transportation or carpool to reduce vehicle emissions.
  • Plant trees and create green spaces to improve air quality.
  • Support policies and regulations that promote clean energy and reduce pollution.

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SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

1. Which SDGs are addressed or connected to the issues highlighted in the article?

  • SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13: Climate Action

2. What specific targets under those SDGs can be identified based on the article’s content?

  • SDG 3.9: By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water, and soil pollution and contamination.
  • SDG 11.6: By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management.
  • SDG 13.2: Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies, and planning.

3. Are there any indicators mentioned or implied in the article that can be used to measure progress towards the identified targets?

  • Number of deaths and illnesses related to air pollution
  • Adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, specifically air quality
  • Inclusion of climate change measures in national policies, strategies, and planning

Table: SDGs, Targets, and Indicators

SDGs Targets Indicators
SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being SDG 3.9: By 2030, substantially reduce the number of deaths and illnesses from hazardous chemicals and air, water, and soil pollution and contamination. Number of deaths and illnesses related to air pollution
SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG 11.6: By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management. Adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, specifically air quality
SDG 13: Climate Action SDG 13.2: Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies, and planning. Inclusion of climate change measures in national policies, strategies, and planning

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