Global Chemical Outlook II

Global Chemical Outlook II
•seeks to alert policymakers and other stakeholders to the critical role of the sound management of chemicals and waste in sustainable development.
•The current chemical production capacity of 2.3 billion tonnes, valued at US$5 trillion annually, is projected to double by 2030.
•WHO estimated the burden of disease from selected chemicals at 1.6 million lives in 2016, which is likely an underestimate
Global Environment Outlook report
•It is a flagship report(first publication was in 1997 ) because it fulfills the core functions of the organization, which date back to the UN General Assembly resolution that established the UNEP in 1972.
•Poor environmental conditions “cause approximately 25% of global disease and mortality” — around 9 million deaths in 2015 alone.
•Lacking access to clean drinking supplies, 1.4 million people die each year
•Species extinction rates also continue to increase

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