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.
- 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