Saturday, May 02, 2009

In News, "Air Pollution Kills.."

Click HERE for an updated list.

See SIM-06-2008, for a methodology and resources (dose response functions) for "Estimating the Mortality and Morbidity due to Air Pollution".

The Nation, April 24th, 2009
Pollution Kills 55,000 in Pakistan every year.

NPR, April 22nd, 2009
Smog Deaths In 1948 Led To Clean Air Laws.

Guardian, April 20th, 2009
2,905 premature deaths in Greater London in 2005 were attributable to PM10.

Guardian, April 14th, 2009
Poor air quality contributes to between 12,000 and 24,000 premature deaths each year in UK.

BBC, April 12th, 2009
City Air Pollution Shorten's Life.

Gulf News, April 12th, 2009
Air pollution a major public health issue in UAE.

Guardian, April 9th, 2009
Up to 60,000 premature deaths a year worldwide are due to PM emissions from ocean-going ship engines.

Naples News, April 7th, 2009
Asthma has become explosive health problem in US.

IRIN, April 3rd, 2009
Air pollution choking Dhaka to 15,000 premature deaths a year.

AFP, March 22nd, 2009
Lethal air pollution booms in emerging nation.

The New Vision (Uganda), February 10th, 2009
Do we have to live with pollution?

IRIN, January 29th, 2009
Air pollution in Kabul may be hastening the death of over 3,000 people every year.

AFP, January 22nd, 2009
Hong Kong air pollution caused more than 6,600 premature deaths.

Salt Lake Tribune, January 16th, 2009
It's a scientific certainty: Dirty air kills people.

Manila Times, November 7th, 2008
Metro’s air pollution kills 5,000 annually.

Med Guru, October 06th, 2008
Ozone pollution is attributed to killing more than 1,500 Britons a year.

Telegraph, August 8th, 2007
Beijing's pollution sparks health worries.

World Bank, July 11th, 2007
The combined health and non-health cost of outdoor air and water pollution for China's economy comes to around $US100 billion a year.

ENS, October 6th, 2006
WHO says, air pollution in the world cities is causing some two million premature deaths every year.

BBC, February 21st, 2005
Air pollution is responsible for 310,000 premature deaths in Europe.

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