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President Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord Could Worsen Global Health

Undark: Leaving the Paris Climate Accord Could Lead to a Public Health Disaster
Robin Lloyd, a contributing editor at Scientific American and author at Undark, a digital science magazine published by the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT, writes, “Seven million people died prematurely in 2012 from air pollution caused by fossil fuel combustion, according to a 2014 report by the World Health Organization. So President Trump’s decision to halt U.S. compliance with the 2015 Paris climate agreement is a blow not just to climate science and international diplomacy — it’s also a looming disaster for public health…” (6/1).

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