Air quality and chronic disease: why action on climate change is also good for health

Martina Dennekamp, Marion Carey

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Abstract

There is increasing evidence that air pollution contributes to the burden of chronic disease and premature mortality, particularly from cardiovascular and respiratory causes. Action now urgently required to mitigate climate change has the potential co-benefit of improving air quality and reducing the chronic disease burden.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115 - 121
Number of pages7
JournalNSW Public Health Bulletin
Volume21
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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