air pollution

Up to 36,000 premature deaths due to air pollution occur in the UK each year.

air pollution

According to the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP), outdoor air pollution causes up to 36,000 premature deaths in the UK each year. 29,000 premature deaths per year are caused by fine particle air pollution. The harmful gas nitrogen dioxide's (NO2) impact raises the number to 36,000 every year.

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