This is the first study to comprehensively estimate the link between increased antibiotic resistance and air pollution globally.
Experts and advocates widely agree that humans are generating waste worldwide at levels that are unmanageable and unsustainable.
Almost no area of land on Earth has levels of air pollution deemed safe by the World Health Organisation, a new study has found.
Carbon pollution from China's coal-intensive economy last year outstripped the carbon pollution of the US, the EU, and other developed nations combined, making up a 27 % of all greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
The new research builds on a 2017 study that showed that long-term exposure to PM2.5 pollution and ozone increases the risk of premature death among the elderly in the U.S.