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Greenrubg, Leonard (1969)
Publisher: Open University Press
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: Research Article, Section of General Practice, Book Reviews, Correspondence, Leading Articles, Editorials, Book Review, Articles, Journal Departments: Book Reviews
The human costs of air pollution are considerable in Jordan. According to a report published in 2000 by the World Bank under the Mediterranean Environmental Technical Assistance Program (METAP), approximately 600 people die prematurely each year in Jordan because of urban pollution. 50-90% of air pollution in Jordanian towns is caused by road traffic. Readings taken in 2007 by Jordanian researchers showed that levels of black carbon particles in the air were higher in urban areas (caused by v...

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