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24% of deaths are due to environmental pollution and other environmental risks

Climate Change

WHO and UN partners’ compendium of 500 actions  aims to reduce diseases from environmental factors and save lives Almost 25% of deaths worldwide could be prevented if the actions in the compendium were fully implemented New Delhi/Geneva 06th September 2021: WHO, UNDP, UNEP and UNICEF have partnered to create a …

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Air pollution is far deadlier than the coronavirus: new data ranks health threat in cities from worst to best

Pollution

Goldach, Switzerland – Air pollution continues to pose one of the biggest threats to human health, with 90% of the global population breathing unsafe air. The latest data compiled by IQAir, published in the 2019 World Air Quality Report and the most polluted cities ranking, reveals the changing state of …

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Air pollution from fossil fuels costs India US$150 billion annually, reveals a new report

Greenpeace India

(Report estimates one million deaths each year in India due to air pollution generated from burning fossil fuels) New Delhi, 13th February – A report, first of its own kind, from Greenpeace Southeast Asia estimates the global cost of air pollution from fossil fuels to be around US$2.9 trillion, or …

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Can Hyderabad be made Healthy? : Air pollution due to extreme traffic congestion is causing Heart attacks and Lung cancer

Foundation for Futuristic Cities has organized the Roundtable on Healthy Hyderabad - Wealthy Telangana at ASCI on 03 November 2019

Can Hyderabad be made Healthy? : Air pollution due to extreme traffic congestion is causing Heart attacks and Lung cancer Foundation for Futuristic Cities has organized the Roundtable on ‘Healthy Hyderabad – Wealthy Telangana’ at ASCI on 03 November 2019. More than 30 Eminent doctors, City planners, Technology experts, participated …

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