Note — Nov 04, 2018

90% of World’s Children Are Breathing Toxic Air, WHO Study Finds

Seen in → No.55

Source → theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/29/air-...

We like to say we care for children but really, outside of our own, do we really consider their health and faith when voting and making political decisions? Very very often, not so much.

The study found that more than 90% of the world’s young people – 1.8 billion children – are breathing toxic air, storing up a public health time bomb for the next generation. […]

Tedros, writing in the Guardian on Saturday, described air pollution as the “new tobacco”, saying the simple act of breathing is killing 7 million people a year and harming billions more. […]