11,000 air pollution-related deaths avoided in Europe as coal, oil consumption plummet

The measures to combat the coronavirus have led to an approximately 40% reduction in average level of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution and 10% reduction in average level of particulate matter pollution over the past 30 days, resulting in 11,000 avoided deaths from air pollution (95% confidence interval: 7,000 – 21,000). This effect comes as power … Continue reading 11,000 air pollution-related deaths avoided in Europe as coal, oil consumption plummet