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More than 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day

Every day around 93 per cent (1.8 billion) of the world’s children under the age of 15 years breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk. For the year 2016, the WHO ...
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Fighting climate change and fossil fuels improves global health

Tackling climate change would save at least a million lives a year, says the World Health Organization. Reducing the burning of fossil fuels is ...
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WHO: 9 out of 10 people breathing polluted air

Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. Nine out of ten people globally are breathing polluted air, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports ...
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WHO air quality guidelines – report

A new report “Evolution of WHO air quality guidelines: past, present and future”, was published in February 2017 by WHO Europe. It summarises the development of the WHO air quality guidelines since the 1950s
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