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

Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air
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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. This has resulted in 11,000 avoided deaths from air pollution. Story here.