Air Pollution: A Worsening Global Health Problem

Director of the USC Institute for Global Health Jonathan Samet presented at the UCLA Center for World Health Nov. 5 regarding the rising global health threat: air pollution.

In addition, National Geographic quoted him in its Oct. 30 article about how smoke from wildfires impacts health. “Air pollution generically, and particles, specifically, are carcinogens. That would also be the case with smoke from wildfires, from the burning of vegetative matter,” he said. Read the article »