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1 in 8 deaths in Europe are linked to pollution, says EU

Air pollution and heatwaves exacerbated by climate change contribute to around 13% of all deaths in Europe. Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Kate Abnett

Reporter, Reuters


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The number of environment-related deaths per 100,000 people in Europe, based on the most recent data. Image: European Environment Agency

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