Air quality in Europe is improving, but pollution is still killing a lot of people.
Fine particulate matter pollution caused 399,000 premature deaths in EU countries in 2014, according to the most recent estimates on the health impact of air pollution published Wednesday by the European Environment Agency (EEA). That is an 8 percent decrease compared to the previous year. The data was submitted by national authorities and analyzed by the EEA, which came up with the estimates of premature deaths. Continue reading Air pollution linked to nearly 400,000 premature deaths in EU per year!