30 Jun '16, 6pm

6.5 Million People Die Each Year From Air Pollution, IEA Says

6.5 Million People Die Each Year From Air Pollution, IEA Says

“Clean air is a basic human right that most of the world’s population lacks,” Fatih Birol , IEA executive director, said in an agency press release . “No country—rich or poor—can claim that the task of tackling air pollution is complete. But governments are far from powerless to act and need to act now. Proven energy policies and technologies can deliver major cuts in air pollution around the world and bring health benefits, provide broader access to energy and improve sustainability.”

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2016/06/30/air-pollution-deaths-iea/

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