The immediate cost of air pollution: millions of lives lost

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Focusing solely on long-term carbon emissions reductions ignores the fact that immediate cuts could save lives today. More than 5 million people died from air pollution in 2013 – information we have thanks to major advances in collection of air pollution data using satellites. And many countries that emit the most carbon dioxide stand to

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The immediate cost of air pollution: millions of lives lost