Plane Exhaust Kills More People Than
people across the world die every year from
planes cruising about
Airplane pollution death rates are small compare to other sources. Emissions from ships kill almost 60,000 people. Air pollution deaths are about 1,000,000 each year.
But Barrett says we must curb pollution from airplanes now.. "Aviation is growing fast ..." he says. "Regulators need to explicitly consider the impact of cruise emissions on human health," he added.
If scientists verify these results in future studies, the aviation agency says it will consider regulations on airplane emissions.
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