October 18, 2013

World Health Organisation confirms outdoor air pollution is a leading environmental cause of cancer deaths

Dr Jim Markos, on behalf of Lung Foundation Australia, was interviewed by ABC radio's The World Today about smoke and fumes from power generation, agriculture and transport being officially classed as “carcinogenic”.

The transcript and audio of the intreview can be found here.

Click here to read the original media release from the World Health Organization's specialized cancer agency, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).