Posts Tagged ‘air pollution’

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There are myriad reasons to support only the creation of new renewable energy sources. Here’s another:

Switching to vehicles powered by electricity from renewables could save lives
Driving vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy instead of gasoline could reduce the resulting deaths due to air pollution by 70 percent.

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Yes — they are trying to kill you.

Scientific American:

Poisoned Poor Killed in Millions by Pollution

What kills more people than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis every year? Air pollution. Tack on fouled water and poisoning by toxic waste and pollution killed 8.4 million people in 2012—or nearly three times as many people as those three diseases. Combined.