PAOC Spotlights

Air Pollution Trends and Impacts

Tue May 17th, 2011

Assessing Transportation in the Context of Global Change:

"It is a complicated matter mapping the movement of pollution in the atmosphere, but Noelle Eckley Selin models not just the chemistry of the atmosphere as it absorbs emissions and responds to climate change, but its potential impact over time on human health and world economies." In this recent presentation featured in the online magazine MIT World, Selin shares how taking a systems approach “to understanding how past, present and future human activities influence pollution, and its impact.” can help her acheive the goal of being able to provide good science for policy decisions.

Read MIT World's accompanying article here.

Air Pollution Trends and Impacts: Assessing Transportation in Context of Global Change - source MIT World