Fossil fuel ban treaty would save lives, say global health groups
15 September 2022 | 2:33 pm
Air pollution linked to carbon emissions causes millions of deaths every year. A coalition of health groups have called for a nonproliferation treaty to end fossil fuel use around the world.
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