October 21, 2017

Poisoned Planet: Pollution Causes 9 Million Deaths Worldwide Each Year

New research carried out by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health showed that pollution’s harmful impact on people’s health, the environment and our planet was responsible for one in six deaths worldwide in 2015.

The report, published Thursday in The Lancet, says that the deaths of approximately 9 million people worldwide in 2015 were linked to some form of pollution — air, water, soil, chemical or occupational pollution. Read more.

Sputnik

Related,
- Pollution is deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger: study - NY Post
- Pollution’s Annual Price Tag? $4.6 Trillion and 9 Million Dead (video) - Bloomberg

- At 2.5 million, India tops list of pollution-linked deaths: Study - Indian Express

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