Air Pollution: The World's Biggest Environmental Health Risk

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  • The Most Vulnerable
  • Disproportionate Effects
  • Unequal Exposure
  • City Air
  • A Call to Action
  • The Causes
  • A Threat to Children
  • Strategies and Solutions
  • Next Steps
  • What's in the Air?
  • International Crisis
  • Regions Hit the Hardest
  • Damaging Our Health

Unequal Exposure

Environmental Health News also reported that the larger the concentration of African-Americans, Latinos or poor residents in an area, the more likely that potentially dangerous compounds like zinc, nitrates and vanadium are in the air they breathe.

(Photo: REUTERS/Luc Gnago)

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