Maybe it’s the great win last night by OKC that has me framing this issue with a reference to the Big Aristotle, or maybe it’s the fact that I can never hear the word “diesel” without thinking of Shaquille O’Neal. No matter.
The real story is that after 20 years of being fairly certain that diesel fumes might cause cancer, the World Health Organization has now classified the fuel’s exhaust as an outright carcinogen.
- WHO confirms diesel fumes carcinogenic (abc.net.au)
- Breaking News: Diesel Exhaust Causes Cancer, Says Leading Authority (switchboard.nrdc.org)