Author | Jaime RamosPollution is responsible for 8.8 million deaths worldwide each year, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal; a much higher figure than the generally accepted figures until now. It has also taken years for the authorities in the vast majority of industrialised countries to recognise that urban air pollution is a real problem for the population.This complicated process of awareness-raising encounters, ultimately, a dilemma regarding our lifestyles. Pollutants from industrial causes and transport, have led to alarming events for public health during this decade in some of the most densely populated cities, particularly in China and in India. India, unfortunately, has seven cities on the list of the ten most polluted cities in the world.
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