Cleaner air would help 150, 000 breathe easier

The Times reports on a new Imperial study showing that the number of people with respiratory diseases would fall by 150,000 a year by 2030 if the government delivered on promises to improve air quality. “We understand the sources of air pollution that must be targeted and we have the technologies to reduce emissions to low levels or to eliminate them,” said Professor Frank Kelly. “By grasping this capability now, the government can improve our air quality and the health of people of all ages.”

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