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The fight for clean air

If humans have nothing else in common, it’s that we all need to breathe. But, over 90 per cent of us have to live with polluted air. This edition of New Internationalist takes up the fight for clean air.

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A young boy wears a gas mask to protect himself from the fumes during a fire in Kibera, the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya. DONWILSON ODHIAMBO/Sopa Images/Lightrocket via Getty

To protect life

Covid-19 has shown us that swift action on global health is possible, even if it still falls short. What could we achieve, asks...
US pop star Madonna reacts during the opening of her Mercy James hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, July 11, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Does celebrity activism do more harm than good?

Andrés Jiménez and Paul Cullen politely disagree on this tricky issue

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