Air pollution is now the world’s fourth leading cause of early death. It killed some 5.5 million people in 2013 alone. And levels of this pollution in the major cities of several countries, including China and India, often exceed WHO's recommended limit.
#Chandra_Venkataraman is a c... read morehemical engineer at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai. The biggest culprit in the country is the traditional burning of biomass, such as wood and dried dung, she found.
Deaths from air pollution will rise by 2030, the researchers say. India and some other countries are likely to increase their emissions as their population grows and burns more fossil fuels.
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