The interplay of climate change and air pollution on health

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Orru, Hans ; Ebi, K. L. ; Forsberg, Bertil (2017)
  • Publisher: Center for Health and the Global Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Journal: volume 4, issue 4, pages 504-513 (eissn: 2196-5412)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s40572-017-0168-6, pmc: PMC5676805
  • Subject: emission | climate scenarios | fine particles | dispersion | uncertainty | Arbetsmedicin och miljömedicin | Air Pollution and Health (S Adar and B Hoffmann, Section Editors) | ozone | Occupational Health and Environmental Health
    mesheuropmc: sense organs

Purpose of review: Air pollution significantly affects health, causing up to 7 million premature deaths annually with an even larger number of hospitalizations and days of sick leave. Climate change could alter the dispersion of primary pollutants, particularly particul... View more
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