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Air pollution's deadly toll in Europe

In 2021, air pollution in the European Union was responsible for over 500,000 deaths, with research indicating that adherance to medical guidelines on pollution could have prevented a significant portion of these fatalities.

Ajit Niranjan reports for The Guardian.

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Cutting air pollution from fossil fuels would save 50,000 lives a year

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