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Ahead of the World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings, World Bank Group President David Malpass spoke at McGill University about some of the major challenges and opportunities to achieving good growth.

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According to the State of Global Air 2019 report, air pollution was the 5th highest mortality risk factor in 2017 globally. One of the components of outdoor (ambient) air pollution is PM2.5, particulate matter measuring less than 2.5 micrometers in aerodynamic diameter (for context, one strand of human hair has an average diameter of 70 micrometers). These particles are capable of penetrating deep into the respiratory tract and causing severe health damage. Read More


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