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➔ A world economy relying on carbon-intensive forms of energy for 90% of its needs puts the health of millions of exposed workers at risk

➔ Hazardous professions range from coal miners facing elevated risks of stomach cancer to thermal power plant workers or truck drivers disproportionately exposed to chronic lung diseases

➔ Population level vulnerabilities are as high for developed countries as for the lowest-income developing countries

➔ Renewable and low-carbon forms of energy, such as windmills or solar panels, are significantly safer for the health
and safety of industry workers and consumers alike