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Air pollution in Europe costs $1.6 trillion a year in deaths and diseases, UN study shows



The United Nations health agency reported today in first-of-its-kind study that air pollution across Europe is costing “a staggering” $1.6 trillion a year in deaths and diseases, which amounts to nearly one tenth of the region’s gross domestic product.




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