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Energy efficiency generally improves with economic growth...but greenhouse gases increase too

Year: 2007 Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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In 1992 76 million people living in urban areas were exposed to air pollutant concentrations exceeding WHO guidelines. In developing countries 1.9 million people die each year because of indoor air pollution exposure and 500,000 die as a result of outdoor pollutant levels.
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Sulphur emissions
Radiation from Chernobyl
Smog over Southeast Asia in 1997
Degraded soils
Areas affected by deforestation
Bad harvests in South Niger
Developing countries with environmental strategies
People affected by natural disasters in Africa from 1971 to 2001