Mar 7, 2020

Killer fuels

Every year, poisonous air pollution from fossil fuels kills millions worldwide. Here’s the take-home from a new study in Cardiovascular Research: “Without fossil fuel emissions, the global mean life expectancy would increase by 1.1 years.”

Maybe that’s the health crisis we really ought to be freaking out about. Econ4’s James Boyce ponders the political implications of killer fuels:

Freeing ourselves from reliance on fossil fuels is not only good for the planet and future generations. It also saves lives here and now.

Read more here.