West co-authors widely featured paper on air pollution and climate change

Buildings are seen in heavy haze in Beijing’s central business district, January 14, 2013. Photo by Jason Lee/REUTERS

According to CBS News, “New research predicts that air pollution worsened by climate change will cost tens of thousands of lives if changes are not made.

The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, estimates that if current trends continue, climate change will be responsible for another 60,000 air pollution-related deaths globally in the year 2030. By 2100, that number could jump to 260,000.”

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HAQAST member Jason West recently co-authored this paper, “Future global mortality from changes in air pollution attributable to climate change,” that was featured by CBS News, The Conversation, PBS Newshour, Philadelphia Inquirer/HealthDay, US News & World Report, New Zealand Herald, KPCC radio Los Angeles, WUNC, Chapelboro and UNC podcast.