STOCKHOLM – Each year about 6.5 million deaths worldwide are linked to air pollution, a number that could grow in coming decades unless the energy sector steps up its efforts to slash emissions, the… 376 more words
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Nine out of 10 people on the planet breathe polluted air, even outdoors, the World Health Organisation said.
Some 92% of the population live in places where air pollution exceeds WHO limits, which can contribute to lung cancer, heart disease, and strokes. 206 more words
The analysis by the World Health Organization is another sign that atmospheric pollution is a significant threat to global public health.
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Fast-growing aviation powerhouse India is not ready to join the world’s first climate deal to curb pollution from commercial flights because it fears that talks beginning on Tuesday may not lead to a fair agreement, its civil aviation minister said. 432 more words
Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization says. AFP photo
GENEVA (AFP) – Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. 33 more words