Lead Toxicity & Climate Change:
Dust & Aridity

[GW&CV Lossè Loss Lead (Pb) mgt – Quadrant 4 of the GRID]

  • 50% of children’s seasonal blood lead variations are due to warmer weather

  • Soil serves as sink for lead from gasoline (tetraethyl lead)

  • 50% fine particulate pollution in soil when conditions arid

  • Half of household dust from external sources

  • Cavity dust major source of significant lead

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