Toxic air pollution contributes to more than 7 million deaths a year and causes serious and long-term ill-health to many millions of people. Vehicle emissions are a major cause. The FIA Foundation leads a data-driven campaign to spotlight gross-polluting vehicles causing environmental damage in cities across the world, and to enable change by policymakers, car companies and consumers. And we work with other philanthropies in the Clean Air Fund to pool resources and coordinate action.
Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) is a key contributor to outdoor air pollution. Long-term exposure to high levels of NOx is linked to a range of adverse health outcomes, including respiratory conditions, as well as stroke, ischemic heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and lung cancer.