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Noticias y Novedades


How cleaner air can help save the climate – in the short and medium term



Palabras clave:

air, climate change, health, WHO

We live in a world that is increasingly urban. Cities have always attracted people looking for opportunity, education or a better life. They have also become the biggest producers of greenhouse gases and air pollution. This is becoming a serious public health threat – air pollution globally is now responsible for up to 7 million premature deaths globally each year, according to the World Health Organization. In many cities, breathing has become dangerous.