New MIT study finds vehicle emissions are the biggest contributor to these premature deaths.
A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it, according to a unique new study of China co-authored by an MIT economist.
Less pollution is always a good thing, right? Cleaner air means fewer problems with health and our planet. Yet scientists have now found that efforts to reduce air pollution could result in more hurricanes.