Co-benefits analysis of air pollution and GHG emissions for Hyderabad, India

Major sources of air pollution in urban areas include combustion processes (e.g., including the burning of fossil fuels for steam and power generation, heating and household cooking, waste burning, and gasoline and diesel-fueled engine combustion) and various non-combustion industrial processes (e.g., solvent extraction processes). One of the key factors in the implementation of a successful air quality management (AQM) plan is a better understanding of the local and regional pollution sources. The primary focus of this study is particulate matter (PM) due to its strong correlation to adverse human health effects and measures to reduce PM and GHG emissions simultaneously.