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Air pollution and its health impacts: the changing panorama

Louis A du Plessis
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (7): 359-360.
Published online: 7 April 2003

To the Editor: A recent MJA article by Kjellstrom et al1 correctly lists home heating using wood as a major cause of air pollution in Australia. It is therefore surprising to read in their optimistic view of "Circa 2100" that, whereas coal will be burnt in superefficient and clean-burning electric power stations, more wood will be burnt to heat houses.

  • Louis A du Plessis


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