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Global Air Pollution, Health and Climate Change

 Global Call for Climate Action
  10th-Oct-2017
Description: Three million of these deaths are due to outdoor air pollution. Air pollution is a problem faced in many parts of the world, irrespective of development status: over half of cities in high-income countries fail to meet World Health Organization air quality guidelines, while 98% in low- and middle-income countries fail to do so.1,2 Outdoor air pollution predominantly comes from the burning of fossil fuels for transportation, to heat our homes, and to power our cities. Dust and industrial activities also contribute.
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Domain: Energy
Category: Environmental
LithoVision 2018
Contents:
Global Air
Pollution,
Health and
Climate
Change
FACT SHEET
2017

The Problem

Air pollution is responsible for over 6.5
million premature deaths per year.
Three million of these deaths are due to outdoor
air pollution. Air pollution is a problem faced in
many parts of the world, irrespective of
development status: over half of cities in highincome countries fail to meet World Health
Organization ... See more

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