Air pollution is decreasing our average lifespan by two years


By AGENCY

Air pollution in certain countries is so bad that it is cutting average local lifespans by up to eight years. — AFP

Air pollution cuts life expectancy for every man, woman and child on Earth by nearly two years, according to data released on July 28 (2020), which experts say show that poor air quality is “the greatest risk to human health”.

The Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) says that as the world races to find a vaccine to bring the Covid-19 pandemic under control, air pollution would continue to cause billions of people to lead shorter and sicker lives across the globe.

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