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World Environment Day 2019

Today, Wednesday June 5 is World Environment Day (WED) 2019 observed under the theme "Air Pollution".


The PMA Office of the Department of Sustainable Development is using the occasion to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)'s specifically those that help Saint Lucia combat the challenge of air pollution.


According to Leila Mead, Thematic Expert for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (US); "Efforts to combat air pollution will, inter alia, contribute to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG target 7.2 on access to clean energy in the home, SDG target 11.6 on air quality in cities, SDG target 11.2 on access to sustainable transport and SDG 13 (climate action), as well as the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change".