Air pollution in Europe still killing 300,000 a year: report

Credit: CC0 Public Domain

Premature deaths caused by fine particle air pollution have fallen 10 percent annually across Europe, but the invisible killer still accounts for 307,000 premature deaths a year, the European Environment Agency said Monday.

If the latest air quality guidelines from the World Health Organisation were followed by EU members, the latest number of fatalities recorded in 2019 could be cut in half, according to an EEA…

Continue Reading


News Source: https://phys.org/news/2021-11-air-pollution-europe-year.html