Awareness Materials

Time to act to reduce short-lived climate pollutants


Time to Act, released in abbreviated form in 2013, has already proved valuable to governments, organizations, businesses and others interested in new ways to reduce global warming, improve health and save millions of tons of crops every year.

Through updated text and new graphics, this second edition of the publication explains what short-lived climate pollutants are and what effects they have on our lives. It demonstrates in a comprehensive way the challenges and opportunities presented by these pollutants, including their relevance to near-term climate change, public health and food and energy security.