Taking Our Breath Away: The Health Effects of Air Pollution and Climate Change | Publications | David Suzuki Foundation
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The authors, two medical epidemiologists and an air pollution specialist, find that every year up to 16,000 Canadians die prematurely because of air pollution from fossil fuel emissions. Burning fossil fuels also causes global warming, which is expected to make air pollution worse as higher temperatures encourage smog formation.