WHO: Fossil Fueled Air Pollution Causes Cancer says the World Health Organization, reports Sarah Boseley at Mongabay. Outdoor air pollution has been officially classified a carcinogen by WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Air pollution from traffic and industrial fumes is a definite cause of lung cancer and linked to bladder cancer. The strong verdict from IARC, a cautious body that pronounces only when the evidence is strong, will pressure governments to take action. One hopes.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is in 2 years!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte
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