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As Millions Die, the Time to Enforce Air Pollution Standards Is Now

Air pollution in Anyang, China - via Flickr Conventional business wisdom has it that cutting carbon emissions and air pollution hits industrial output hard, stifling global growth and holding back emerging economies in particular. Despite the fact that 195 nations committed to bringing forward peak global emissions as soon as possible at the climate conference in Paris last year, experts have warned that deals struck at the COP21 will not be enough to halt dangerous levels of global warming - and that's even before counting the intervention of some business leaders who are opposed to implementing them altogether.
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