Pollution and Disease

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Nobody doubts the need to prevent pollution and contain the spread of disease.  Issues will continue to arise, as new strains of disease emerge.  Most countries have the necessary regulations in place to deal with local problems, and there has been considerable political progress in dealing with international issues:

Political processes have been able to address all these problems.  International legal arbitration services are available, if necessary (