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Cutting air pollution in Europe's cities would improve health of poor, says watchdog

Sarah Best

18th September 2020

The European Environment Agency has said that cutting air pollution and developing green spaces would help improve the health of some of the poorest people in society.

People living in poor areas in Europe are more likely to have high levels of air pollution, noise pollution and have less access to green and blue space (e.g., rivers and lakes).

This article could be used for the Global Development unit (development, underdevelopment and global inequality).

Sarah Best

Sarah is a passionate full-time Head of Sociology and Psychology and has worked in a variety in schools in the UK, and she is currently working in a British international school. She is keen to develop and boost the profile of both subjects.

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