A major new report warns that air pollution is one of the world’s greatest threats to public health, with India, Pakistan, China and Nigeria some of the worst hit countries. Researchers say that poor air quality can take more than two years off average life expectancy.
Areas of Focus: Environment
, Air Pollution
Producing and using energy damages people’s health and the environment. EPIC research is quantifying the social costs of energy choices and uncovering policies that help protect health while facilitating growth.
, Environmental Health
Air pollution from fossil fuel combustion poses a grave threat to human health worldwide. EPIC research is using real-world data to calculate the effects of air pollution on human health...
Energy and industrial processes introduce toxins into the environment. EPIC research is helping to educate policymakers and consumers on the social and economic costs of this pollution, and the potential...
Particulate air pollution is one of the most serious risks to human health globally. To help communicate those risks, the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) converts particulate air pollution into...