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Title    Air Quality Unsafe for 90% of People In Urban Centres
Date    Wednesday May 07 2014, @11:17PM
Author    n1
Topic   
from the not-holding-my-breath--oh-wait dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/05/07/1529239

lhsi writes:

Air pollution in many of the worlds cities is breaching guidelines set by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Its survey of 1,600 cities in 91 countries revealed that nearly 90% of people in urban centres breathe air that fails to meet levels deemed safe.

The WHO says that about half of the world's urban population is exposed to pollution at least 2.5 times higher than it recommends.

Air quality was poorest in Asia, followed by South America and Africa.

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  1. "lhsi" - https://soylentnews.org/~lhsi
  2. "is breaching guidelines set by the World Health Organization" - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-27313349

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