Commit 35e94e9d authored by Phil Sturgeon's avatar Phil Sturgeon

millions die in india

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Air pollution causes [200,000 early deaths each year in the USA](http://news.mit.edu/2013/study-air-pollution-causes-200000-early-deaths-each-year-in-the-us-0829).
Air pollution kills millions of people around the world every year. In India, [1,240,000 million people died in 2017](https://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-pollution-lancet/indias-polluted-air-claimed-1-24-million-lives-in-2017-study-idUSKBN1O51T8). In the USA was around [200,000 early deaths per year](http://news.mit.edu/2013/study-air-pollution-causes-200000-early-deaths-each-year-in-the-us-0829) back in 2013, but with recent EPA air quality rollbacks that number is [growing by tens of thousands](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/20/us-air-pollution-deaths-study-jama).
Billionaires and scientists are [scaling up carbon trapping programs](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/04/carbon-emissions-negative-emissions-technologies-capture-storage-bill-gates)
with big old turbines, even looking at turning that byproduct into fuel, but those
same scientists are begging us to live less carbon intensive lives and fund
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