"Exposure to concentrations of fine particulate matter above the 2021 WHO guideline level" resulted in premature deaths, says European Environment Agency.
Fresh data from the World Health Organization showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries.
Images by the US space agency Nasa are clear, in February the concentration of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) fell dramatically in Wuhan, China, the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic, passing from an indicator that was red/orange to blue.
The spread of Covid-19 is pressuring the human race to look at another global calamity: climate change.
New report says almost 6,000 people died prematurely in 2014 from illnesses that are known to be caused or aggravated by nitrogen dioxide, a gas produced by diesel engines.
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