• Pollution linked to one in six deaths

    One year ago - By BBC

    Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.
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  • Here's How Many People Die from Pollution Around the World

    One year ago - By Time

    In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide-16% of all deaths-were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.
    The new study, published in the journal The Lancet and written by more than 40 international health and environmental experts, uses data from the the Global Burden of Disease, an international study that examines trends across populations and estimates mortality from major diseases and their causes. To estimate the number of people who died from...
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  • Pollution kills nine million each year, report finds

    Pollution kills nine million each year, report finds

    One year ago - By Daily Mail

    Air pollution accounted for 6.5 million deaths on its own, a report published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet found. Icahn School of Medicine in New York scientists made the findings.
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