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How air pollution is destroying our health – WHO

“As the world gets hotter and more crowded, our engines continue to pump out dirty emissions, and half the world has no access to clean fuels or technologies (e.g. stoves, lamps), the very air we breathe is growing dangerously polluted: nine out of ten people now breathe polluted air, which kills 7 million people every year.

The health effects of air pollution are serious – one third of deaths from stroke, lung cancer and heart disease are due to air pollution. This is having an equivalent effect to that of smoking tobacco, and much higher than, say, the effects of eating too much salt.”

Choking on Dhaka’s air
The Daily Star : November 30, 2017

 

17 million babies worldwide breathing toxic air, UN warns
CBS NEWS : December 6, 2017

The Taj Mahal as seen through polluted air in Agra, India, in January.South Asia Is Smothered in Toxic Air, Report Finds

The New York Times : March 5, 2019

FILES-INDIA-ASIA-CLIMATE-POLLUTION-RECRUITMENTChildren in South Asia hardest hit by air pollution

Dhaka Tribune : Jul 11, 2019