What air pollution actually costs us?

In the United States alone, air pollution from burning fossil fuels is linked to an estimated $610 billion in economic losses annually including costs for disability, asthma, preterm births, sick leaves, child deaths, and adult deaths. Since the working-age for countries like the United States is between 15 to 64 years old, it means that government spends most of its money on supporting children before 15 and elderly after 64, which shows how critical child death rate to the economics of the country. In the US there is an estimate of 230,000 premature deaths that happen annually. The United…