Study: Two million deaths yearly worldwide linked with air pollution

A growing body of evidence finds pollution may contribute to death.

Study: Two million deaths yearly worldwide linked with air pollution

Science Recorder | Delila James | Saturday, July 13, 2013

New research published today (July 12) in IOP Publishing’s Environmental Research Letters adds to the growing body of evidence showing that human-caused air pollution is directly responsible for an increased number of deaths. According to the study, more than two million people worldwide die each year as a direct result of breathing in the fine particulates spewed into the air by factories, automobiles, and the like... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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