AIRPOLIM-ES (Air Pollution Impact Model for Electricity Supply)

The air quality health impact model is an Excel-based tool that estimates the impacts of air pollution on mortality from a range of adulthood diseases including lung cancer and disease, heart disease and stroke. The first version of this tool focuses on electricity generation from coal-fired power plants. It is used in scenario analysis to estimate health impacts for existing and planned electricity generation plants around the globe. Results can be aggregated at the country level or extended to all countries affected by the dispersion of pollutants. We are currently developing a version of the tool that uses a similar methodology to analyse the health impacts of transport emissions in cities.

If you would like to know more about the tool, please contact: Harry Fearnehough or Tessa Schiefer

Project applications:

Capacity building for integrated and ambitious climate policy planning in Georgia and Mongolia

Return to all expertise and projects NewClimate Institute, as an implementing partner of GIZ, supports to Governments of Georgia and Mongolia with the further development of their climate policy planning. The support activities focus on the analysis of potential long-term decarbonisation pathways, support for the further integration of climate and sector-level planning processes, and planning… Read More

Ambition to Action

Supporting Argentina, Indonesia, Kenya and Thailand with the implementation of their NDCs, through the analysis of impacts and benefits of various sector pathways. Return to all expertise and projects NewClimate Institute in partnership with the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is supporting Argentina, Indonesia, Kenya and Thailand with the implementation of their Nationally… Read More

Associated Publications:

Lignite pollutants: Roughly 320 premature deaths annually from burning Hambach coal Oct 2018 - The Hambach open-pit mine, widely covered in the news in recent weeks, supplies a significant… Read More
Schadstoffe durch Braunkohle: Rund 320 vorzeitige Todesfälle pro Jahr durch Kohle aus Hambach Oct 2018 - Der in den letzten Wochen viel diskutierte Tagebau Hambach liefert einen erheblichen Teil der Kohle, die… Read More