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What causes air pollution?

By definition, pollution refers to any matter that is “out of place”. In other words, it is what happens when toxins, contaminants, and other harmful products are introduced into an environment, disrupting its normal patterns and functions. 1,151 more words

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Exposure to particulate air pollutants associated with numerous types of cancer 

In 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published a series of monographs on the evaluation of various carcinogenic risks. In a monograph on air pollution, the organization pointed out the difficulty of assessing the effects of pollution on multiple types of cancers, given their different etiologies, risk factors and variability in the composition of air pollutants in space and time. 476 more words

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1,000 Londoners killed in four months by the capital's toxic air 

The death toll from tiny particulate pollution in London has soared above 1,000 in less than four months this year, shock figures revealed today.

The disclosure sparked fresh calls from campaigners and academics for tougher action from Boris Johnson’s successor and the Government to tackle the “silent killer” of air pollution shortening so many people’s lives in the city. 495 more words

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UK government faces second court battle over air pollution plans 

High court to hear case against government’s ‘woefully inadequate’ plans to tackle air pollution, just a year after losing in the supreme court

The UK government is to be sued in the high court over its air pollution plans, just a year after losing at the supreme court and being ordered to fulfil its legal duty to cut pollution rapidly. 595 more words

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Air Pollution

Subject: A Short Paragraph on “Air Pollution”/Ten sentence Essay/Speech on “Air Pollution”                                                                                                                                               Mode: Medium
Target Age Group: 11-15 Years
Total sentences: 15
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"Climate Change," Fertilizer, and Politics

For those in government who believe climate change is our nation’s greatest threat, why do they not address chemical agricultural products such as fertilizers, pesticides and soil fumigants?   437 more words

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Even a little air pollution may have long-term health effects on developing fetus 

Even small amounts of air pollution appear to raise the risk of a condition in pregnant women linked to premature births and lifelong neurological and respiratory disorders in their children, new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research suggests. 660 more words

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