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Environmental Cost of Fossil Fuels
A recent World Bank study of six cities in developing countries found that the social costs of all environmental impacts amount to a total of US$3.8 billion, of which health impacts account for 68%.

Environmental Cost of Fossil FuelsEnvironmental Cost of Fossil Fuels
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2000, 9 pp. (Lvovsky et al.)

Related Topics
Measuring impacts / Economic impacts
Institution / Author
World Bank Group
David, Pearce
Hughes, Gordon
Lvovsky, Keseniya
Maddison, David
Ostro, Bart
Main Topics
Emissions inventories
Measuring impacts
Policies and instruments
Vehicular air pollution
Industrial air pollution
Indoor air pollution
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Regional and global effects

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