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Governments should fight air pollution from fossil fuels like they fight tobacco use

Cigarette packages all over the world display health warnings on every side of the box. It makes sense, since tobacco kills as many as 8 million people a year around the globe. Burning fossil fuels doesn’t get the same kind of attention, even though the toxic air pollution it creates kills 7 million people each year.

October 1, 2019