Skies were thick with smog on this day in 1972 in the Los Angeles suburb of San Gabriel. Photo: EPA/Gene Daniels via the National Archives

12 Urgent Reasons to Reduce Air Pollution

Global warming gets all the attention, but bad air is deceptively deadly and damaging to kids and adults

Air pollution generated by fossil-fuel burning is often portrayed as a mere nuisance, a sideshow to the threat of global warming, a visible haze over a cityscape that sometimes drives the most vulnerable people indoors…



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