AfricaAnalysisAsiaBusinessDiplomacyEconomyEnvironment and Climate ChangeFeaturesFinanceGlobal IssuesHumanityPollutionSocietyWorld

Is China worsening the developing world’s environmental crisis?

The developing world is in the midst of an environmental crisis.

Simply breathing the air is a leading cause of death.

  • Jonas Gamso
  • The Conversation

One recent study found that pollution is to blame for a fifth of sub-Saharan Africa’s infant deaths.

Thul 1aAnother showed that exposure to toxins or other dangerous substances in the air killed over 9 million people in 2015 alone, with 92 percent of those deaths occurring in developing countries – this is more people than were killed by AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined in that same year.

In Latin America, over one-third of deaths from…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button