Several members of a powerful science panel for the Environmental Protection Agency expressed doubt at a hearing Thursday about the long-established scientific consensus that air pollution can cause premature death.

EPA Science Panel Considering Guidelines That Upend Basic Air Pollution Science

The guy leading the EPA's review of air pollution standards is a little too cozy with the oil and gas industry

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Toxic air pollution to shorten children's lives by 20 months

Air pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children by 20 months on average, with kids in South Asian countries such as India and Pakistan most vulnerable, a new report says.

According to the 2019 State of Global Air (SOGA) report, released on Wednesday, air pollution is the fifth leading factor in mortality across the world, responsible for more deaths than alcohol, malnutrition and drugs.

Toxic air pollution to shorten children's lives by 20 months, report says

GLOBAL AIR /2019 A SPECIAL REPORT ON GLOBAL EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION AND ITS DISEASE BURDEN

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