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November 22, 2018 - The Ecologist

Air pollution now 'largest health crisis'

Air pollution now 'largest health crisis'
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Air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels by vehicles and industry reduces lives by two years on average, according to research from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago. 

In India and China - and other worst effected regions – people's lives are being cut by six years. This makes air pollution the single biggest threat to human health, more than smoking and Aids.

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