03 Oct '16, 9am

WHO finds 92% of the world's population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution

WHO finds 92% of the world's population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution

by the World Health Organization shows that practically all of the world’s population is breathing air that exceeds the limits set by WHO. While most of us may not think of our cities as particularly dangerous, the truth is that roughly 3 million deaths a year can be attributed to outdoor air pollution – and that number doubles when poor indoor air quality is taken into account. In 2012, an estimated 6.5 million deaths were linked to air pollution total, making up a shocking 11.6% of all global deaths.

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