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"Air pollution continues to harm billions of people on a daily basis. In addition to an increase risk of stroke, lung cancer, and asthma, pollution leads to 4.5 million premature deaths around the world each year, with 40,000 children dying before their fifth birthday."

 

 

If you don't endorse the Green New Deal, you're a murderer.

 

 

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(Bloomberg) -- Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is generating economic losses of $8 billion a day, according to a Greenpeace report.

That’s about 3.3% of global gross domestic product, or $2.9 trillion per year, according to a report from Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air. China, the U.S. and India bear the highest economic cost of soaring pollution, at an estimated $900 billion, $600 billion and $150 billion a year, respectively.

Air pollution continues to harm billions of people on a daily basis, despite efforts by some countries and companies to push for greater use of renewable energy and cleaner fuels. Burning coal, oil and gas causes health issues, potentially leading to 4.5 million premature deaths around the world each year, with 40,000 children dying before their fifth birthday due to the exposure to fine-dust particles.

“Every year, air pollution from fossil fuels takes millions of lives, increases our risk of stroke, lung cancer and asthma, and costs us trillions of dollars,” said Minwoo Son, clean air campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia. “But this is a problem that we know how to solve, by transitioning to renewable energy sources, phasing out diesel and petrol cars, and building public transport.”

Phasing out existing coal, oil and gas infrastructure and transitioning to renewable energy is required to avoid the worst impact of climate change, Greenpeace said.

The financial cost of dealing with polluted air is the result of respiratory and non-communicable diseases, as well as an economic valuation of the years of life lost through premature death, Greenpeace said. Deaths of children and young people bring an economic cost through lost contributions to society and economy.

 

 

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We breathe poison.

 

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Image result for Air Pollution Costs World $8 Billion a Day, Greenpeace Says

 

 

 

"Air pollution continues to harm billions of people on a daily basis. In addition to an increase risk of stroke, lung cancer, and asthma, pollution leads to 4.5 million premature deaths around the world each year, with 40,000 children dying before their fifth birthday."

 

 

If you don't endorse the Green New Deal, you're a murderer.

 

 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/air-pollution-costs-world-dollar8-billion-a-day-greenpeace-says/ar-BBZUcnZ?ocid=spartandhp

(Full article at above link)

 

 

(Bloomberg) -- Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is generating economic losses of $8 billion a day, according to a Greenpeace report.

That’s about 3.3% of global gross domestic product, or $2.9 trillion per year, according to a report from Greenpeace Southeast Asia and Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air. China, the U.S. and India bear the highest economic cost of soaring pollution, at an estimated $900 billion, $600 billion and $150 billion a year, respectively.

Air pollution continues to harm billions of people on a daily basis, despite efforts by some countries and companies to push for greater use of renewable energy and cleaner fuels. Burning coal, oil and gas causes health issues, potentially leading to 4.5 million premature deaths around the world each year, with 40,000 children dying before their fifth birthday due to the exposure to fine-dust particles.

“Every year, air pollution from fossil fuels takes millions of lives, increases our risk of stroke, lung cancer and asthma, and costs us trillions of dollars,” said Minwoo Son, clean air campaigner at Greenpeace East Asia. “But this is a problem that we know how to solve, by transitioning to renewable energy sources, phasing out diesel and petrol cars, and building public transport.”

Phasing out existing coal, oil and gas infrastructure and transitioning to renewable energy is required to avoid the worst impact of climate change, Greenpeace said.

The financial cost of dealing with polluted air is the result of respiratory and non-communicable diseases, as well as an economic valuation of the years of life lost through premature death, Greenpeace said. Deaths of children and young people bring an economic cost through lost contributions to society and economy.

 

 

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We breathe poison.

 

"If you don't endorse the Green New Deal, you're a murderer."

 

Yer safe...yer already brain dead.

 

Do you drive a car and consume natural resources?

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