"Human sovereignty over the environment is a double-edged sword. For instance, on the one hand, advances in science and technology have caused deaths from infectious diseases to plummet around the world. But on the other hand, pollution causes chronic diseases that erode both our health and life spans. Reducing exposure to these noxious environmental factors is a major goal of global public health."
Globally, About 1 in 4 Human Deaths Are Due to Environmental Factors
SCIENCE (from the Latin for 'knowledge') informs wisdom, reason and humanism. This is a 4-legged worldview within reality that maximizes well-being for individuals and society.