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air pollution

News • June 5, 2019

Beating Air pollution before it beats us

Air pollution is a chronic disease and a silent killer.  We need to anticipate it and proactively address it head on before it overtakes us. In April 2019  it was time for me to relocate to Kigali from Seoul, I was happy to move away from Seoul’s deteriorating air quality. While living in Korea, a […]

News • May 31, 2019

Three Ways the Global Green Growth Institute is supporting the Government of Rwanda to Reduce Air Pollution

Ambient air pollution has risen sharply in recent years, especially in urban centers. Increasing rates of congestion combined with rising levels of personal vehicle ownership and limited public transport infrastructure have resulted in cities in sub-Saharan Africa exhibiting some of the highest levels of PM2.5 particulate matter in the world. Recent research has found that […]

News • December 12, 2017

Dr. Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of GGGI’s Interview with KBS World Radio

Director-General Frank Rijsberman’s interview with KBS World Radio English aired on December 12, 2017. In his radio interview, Dr. Rijsberman shared GGGI’s achievements over the past five years as an international organization and future goals for the Institute and addressed some pressing environmental issues facing the Republic of Korea.