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Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year'

08.07.2019
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City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmingham could lose half a year of their lives due to illegal levels of air pollution in the city, a new report warns.The study examines levels of nitrogen dioxide and particulate pollution (PM2.5) in the city and calculates that an eight-year-old child could die up to seven months early if exposed over their lifetimes to toxic air. The loss of life expectancy is worse in Birmingham than some other major cities in the UK including Manchester, researchers found. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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