Published on 20 Oct 2017

Pollution linked to nine million deaths a year

Correspondent

Pollution is linked to the deaths of nine million people each year across the world, and, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date, it’s not just a problem in poorer, developing nations. The UK has one of the worst records in Europe, with 50,000 pollution-linked deaths in 2015, a higher proportion than in many other European countries.