Today marks the second annual International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, and to commemorate this day, South Korea's foreign ministry held an international forum on air pollution.
At Tuesday's forum, held in person and online, the foreign minister highlighted the South Korean government's efforts to clean up the country's air, but stressed that we're still a long way off from achieving good air quality.
The speakers and panelists at the event discussed how closely air pollution is related to climate change and how technology can help address these issues.
September 7th was designated the day of clean air at the UN General Assembly in 2019.
The idea was proposed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the UN Climate Action Summit to raise awareness and facilitate actions to improve air quality.