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Air Pollution Slows Economic, Agricultural Growth, Cuts Lifespans In India, Study Says

New York Times: Polluted Air Cuts Years Off Lives of Millions in India, Study Finds
“More than half of India’s population lives in places with such polluted air that each person loses an average of 3.2 years in life expectancy, according to a recent study by researchers from the University of Chicago, Yale, and Harvard. … [R]esearch has shown that India’s air pollution problems may cut agricultural production by a third…” (Harris, 2/21).

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