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Study finds pollution is more deadly than war, natural disasters, and disease

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 24, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Oct 23, 2017

Environmental pollution isn’t just inconvenient, it’s also deadly. Every year, more people die from pollutants — from toxic air to contaminated water — than by all war and violence. That’s more than the death count of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria —combined! This disturbing revelation was revealed in a new study, published in the Lancet medical journal. Scientists determined that one out of every six premature deaths (about 9 million in 2015) results from pollution; this results in...





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