Air Pollution In Europe…kills Twice More Than Previously Predicted!

The relevant scientific article of Prof. Lelieveld, published on 12 March 2019 in the European Heart Journal with the title: “Cardiovascular disease burden from ambient air pollution in Europe reassessed using novel hazard ration functions“, has created a lot of “noise” in European media. The below figure from the publication is just one of the indicative reasons why the contents of this new scientific article have gained such visibility around Europe…

The results of Prof. Lelieveld imply that replacing fossil fuels by clean, renewable energy sources could substantially reduce the loss of life expectancy from air pollution.

The Article may be found at:

European Heart Journal – 2019 Article on Air Pollution by Lelieveld

The Project POST-DOC/0916/0287 (PRECEPT) is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic  of Cyprus through the Research Promotion Foundation.