International Day of Clean Air is celebrated every year at the beginning of fall, namely on September 7th. At this time, each of us should think about what we can do to improve the environment and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. According to statistics, about 7 million people around the world die from diseases arising from poor environmental conditions. The UN Secretary-General cites disappointing statistics – 9 out of 10 people are forced to breathe dirty air.
The importance of clean air is reflected in a unique document – a resolution adopted at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, adopted in December 2019. This text says clean air is essential for the health and life of every person, and pollution is recognized as the biggest environmental risk in the world. The resolution calls on all world leaders to join forces to solve environmental problems in general.
- The poor quality of the environment deprives a person of their rights to health, clean water, and a decent quality of life.
- The problem of environmental pollution is preventable, it all depends on the efforts of society.
- Breathing clean air is good for one’s physical and mental health.
How to take part
International Day of Clean Air hosts a huge number of themed events – visit one or more of them. Invite your friends to these events. Become a volunteer with an environmental organization. Be active on social networks, become a source of good, a source of environmental protection. Be sure to ask your readers to repost your posts.
When is International Day of Clean Air in 2023?
International Day of Clean Air is observed on September 7 each year.