How many years do we lose to the air we breathe?

The average person on Earth would live 2.6 years longer if their air contained none of the deadliest type of pollution, according to researchers at the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute. Your number depends on where you live.

It's quite tragic to learn that people in several districts in Delhi lose 11 years of their lives to air pollution. This interactive data visualization from The Washington Post is another impressive piece of work; they've been doing a lot of great stuff recently.


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