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Revealed: almost everyone in Europe is breathing

Chrissy 2023-09-21 15:13:40 

toxic air!

Europe is facing a “severe public health crisis”, with almost everyone across the continent living in areas with dangerous levels of air pollution, an investigation by the Guardian has found.

Analysis of data gathered using cutting-edge methodology – including detailed satellite images and measurements from more than 1,400 ground monitoring stations – reveals a dire picture of dirty air, with 98% of people living in areas with highly damaging fine particulate pollution that exceed World Health Organization guidelines. Almost two-thirds live in areas where air quality is more than double the WHO’s guidelines.

The worst hit country in Europe is North Macedonia. Almost two-thirds of people across the country live in areas with more than four times the WHO guidelines for PM2.5, while four areas were found to have air pollution almost six times the figure, including in its capital, Skopje.

SnoopDog 2023-09-21 15:33:46 

In reply to Chrissy

I'm surprised they're not blaming immigrants for bringing in third world air with them. lol

sgtdjones 2023-09-21 15:50:14 

In reply to SnoopDog

Soon they will blame the wildfires in Canada.

Chrissy 2023-09-21 17:16:33 

In reply to SnoopDog

LOL - had the same thought.

googley 2023-09-21 19:02:06 

In reply to SnoopDog

That's because they have no Republicans in Europe. lol

sgtdjones 2023-09-22 00:53:24 

It's hard to imagine but even air that appears "clean" can be harmful. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what factors affect our air quality and some of the steps you can take to keep yourself safe

This is what happens to your body when you breathe polluted air

velo 2023-09-22 01:05:24 delusional people

googley 2023-09-22 01:47:07 

In reply to sgtdjones