It found that one in six deaths globally is linked to toxic air, water, soils, and workplaces.

Sadly, 92 percent of those deaths occur in poor nations, a problem exacerbated by the fact that international welfare costs linked to pollution are estimated to total $4.6 trillion a year.

Tech advances may help: as we’ve reported, the expense of renewables is outweighed by health-care savings they provide, and a push towards electric cars is hoped to clean up city air

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