Thursday, 19 July 2018

Poisoning the Air We Breathe?

The 25% increase in asthma deaths appears to be clearly related to chronic illegal levels of air pollution (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/18/asthma-deaths-rise-25-amid-growing-air-pollution-crisis). This, of course, has a particular impact on people living and working near busy roads (car traffic is, by far, the major producer of noxious fumes). It is somewhat amazing to note that the government appears relaxed about a situation that is killing its own citizens (especially the young).

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