Archive for September 30th, 2016


Take a Deep Breath?… But 9 in 10 People Live with Excessive Air Pollution!

Human Wrongs Watch

ROME, Sep 29 2016 (IPS) – The warning is sharp and the facts, alarming: 92 per cent of the world’s population live in places where levels exceed recommended limits. And 6.5 million people die annually from air pollution.
Credit: Radek Kołakowski CC | UNEP

And the warning comes from the leading United Nations agency dealing with health, which rolled out its most detailed profile of the scourge ever in a bid to slash the deadly toll.

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