Air Pollution Causes 4.2 Million Premature Deaths Around The World

Read the full story in Fast Company.

If smoking, a cholesterol-filled diet, and high blood pressure doesn’t kill you, then the polluted air might. In 2015, ambient pollution was the fifth leading cause of death worldwide, according to a major new report. More than 4.2 million people died prematurely because of particulates and ozone in the air, mostly from coal burning, power plants, and home heating.

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