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Deadly air pollution: Fossil fuel pollution causes one in five premature deaths

FRANCE24, 10 Feb 2021
#Pollution from #fossil #fuels causes one in five premature deaths globally, suggesting the health impacts of burning coal, oil and natural gas may be far higher than previously thought, according to a study published on Tuesday. Parts of China, India, Europe and the north-eastern United States are among the hardest hit areas, suffering a disproportionately high share of 8.7 million annual deaths attributed to fossil fuels.

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