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And more than 500,000 of them are dying each year as a result, according to a new UNICEF report.
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Levels of acid in the atmosphere have fallen almost to preindustrial levels.
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Air pollution may have caused more than 100,000 deaths last year, a new study finds.
The nanoparticles formed during combustion possibly contribute to Alzheimer's disease.
For years, the Brazilian city has surpassed international limits for a dangerous air pollutant.
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Poor air quality is now the fourth largest threat to our health, according to a new IEA report.
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Here's more evidence that air pollution is a major global health problem.
Dirty air kills some 3 million people worldwide each year.
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