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99% of world’s population is breathing polluted air: WHO

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  • April 5, 2022
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99% of world’s population is breathing polluted air: WHO

Part of: Prelims and GS III – Pollution 

Context: According to the WHO, A full 99% of people on Earth breathe air containing too many pollutants.

Key takeaways 

  • A full 99% of people on Earth breathe air containing too many pollutants.
  • WHO used satellite data and mathematical models to determine that air quality is falling short basically everywhere.
  • The poorest air quality was found in the eastern Mediterranean and Southeast Asia regions, and Africa

News Source: TH

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