Air pollution will kill 200,000 more a YEAR by the end of this generation if climate change is left unaddressed, major study warns



Climate change will cause 200,000 more pollution-related deaths by the end of this generation if left unaddressed, a new study warns. 
Currently, around 40,000 people a year suffer an early death due to polluted air globally. 
But experts warn that figure will rise to 60,000 premature deaths by 2030, and around 260,000 deaths by 2100, if nothing is done to control the climate. 
The report by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been hailed as the most comprehensive study to date on how climate change is expected to affect health on a global scale. 
It adds to the growing... read more

 
31 July 2017 in Health, Views: 54
Source: Daily Mail
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