Diesel emissions are a known cause of lung cancer and are linked to asthma and other health problems. Children can be more vulnerable to harm from diesel emissions.

A known human carcinogen, diesel emissions can contribute to significant health problems.

According to Health Canada, exposure to diesel emissions can increase the risk of:

Scientists have also linked diesel emissions to:

Diesel emissions are harmful to everyone, and children can be more vulnerable.

Diesel emissions, like other fossil fuel emissions, can harm human health and well-being indirectly by contributing to climate change.