"air Pollution is expected to shorten the life of the children who are born today with an average of 20 months, globally, according to a study."
"According to the report from, among others, the British Columbia university in Canada is the air pollution the world's fifth leading cause of premature death – worse than malaria, traffic accidents, malnutrition and alcohol."
"the World is unequal, according to the study. Children in South asia – such as India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, the worst affected country, have their lives shortened by 30 months on average."
"As a comparison, the shortened children's lives by an average of 20 weeks in the rich asian pacific countries and in north America."
"in Spite of government efforts against emissions, China has the highest mortality due to air pollution: 852 000 people in the year 2017. Thereafter, four asian countries: India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh."