Pollution From China Is Hitting America's West Coast REUTERS JAN. 2014 - Business Insider Los Angeles received at least an extra day of smog a year from nitrogen oxide and carbon monoxide from China's export-dependent factories.
Arquitectura capaz de reducir los niveles de polución ambiental: tejas de hormigón que reducen la niebla tóxica. Niebla tóxica sobre la ciudad de Los Ángeles, Estados Unidos. Fotografía: CNN.com
US wind and solar power helped prevent up to 12,700 deaths in 2015. Air pollution is estimated to cut short the lives of 40,000 people a year in the UK
represented by Earthjustice, Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles and Sierra Club filed suit in federal court in Los Angeles against the federal EPA to compel compliance with the Clean Air Act’s mandates related to fine particulate pollution.
In the Dirtiest Cities, Air Pollution Forces Life Changes
Pollution reflects societal choices about incurring costs in exchange for health and other benefits that are embodied in policies like the Clean Air Act. Since its passage almost 45 year ago, we have learned much about the health benefits of cleaner air and ways to clean the air inexpensively.