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Air pollution knocks almost one year off the average European’s life: WHO

Nine out of ten people worldwide breathe polluted air daily, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). That means 91% of the world’s population are living in places where air quality exceeds guideline limits. Air pollution is thought to directly … Continue reading

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Traffic blocks in place as smog engulfs Italy 

Italy’s major cities have introduced restrictions on cars and other motor vehicles to combat dangerously high levels of air pollution. The situation is most serious in Milan, where safe limits of fine particles have been surpassed more than 60 days … Continue reading

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Air pollution: a dark cloud of filth poisons the world’s cities 

The number of annual deaths caused by pollution around the world is now greater than malaria and HIV combined, according to a recent study, with scientists warning that fatalities could reach 6 million a year by 2050 During these cold … Continue reading

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