Burning problems, inspiring solutions: sharing lessons on action against tobacco and fossil fuels

Fossil fuel combustion is a major source of toxic air pollution that kills 7 million people every year, almost the same number of deaths caused by tobacco smoking. Burning fossil fuels releases a series of gases and tiny particles that have noxious effects for human health, leading to several respiratory and cardiovascular diseases and cancer. This report searches to drive action on air pollution and climate change through the regulation of fossil fuels, considering the experience with tobacco control.