|Title||Air Quality Unsafe for 90% of People In Urban Centres|
|Date||Wednesday May 07 2014, @11:17PM|
|from the not-holding-my-breath--oh-wait dept.|
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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