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  • Two-thirds of world’s most polluted cities in India: World air quality report

    Two-thirds of world’s most polluted cities in India: World air quality report

    With climate activists and scientists urging world leaders to reduce carbon emissions to prevent irreversible destruction to the planet's climate, India and China remain major contributors to toxic air.

    February 25, 2020
  • Lungs installation set up as campaign against toxic air

    Lungs installation set up as campaign against toxic air

    Each winter, Delhi's air pollution rises to critical levels. Experts say the impact of such polluted air on public health can be compared to smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.

    November 4, 2018
  • Over 1 lakh children under five died of toxic air in India in 2016: WHO

    Over 1 lakh children under five died of toxic air in India in 2016: WHO

    A Greenpeace report said three of the world's largest nitrogen oxide air pollution emission hotspots that contribute to the formation of PM2.5 and ozone are in India with one in the Delhi-NCR.

    October 30, 2018
  • Tectonic purge

    Tectonic purge

    Over the long weekend, I had planned to escape the toxic air of Delhi and flee to the tranquil hills of Uttarakhand to breathe some fresh air, but had to drop the plan abruptly for want of cash. For the same reason, we have not been able to buy any fish, fruits, vegetables or medicines …

    November 19, 2016
  • Tectonic purge

    Tectonic purge

    Over the long weekend, I had planned to escape the toxic air of Delhi and flee to the tranquil hills of Uttarakhand to breathe some fresh air, but had to drop the plan abruptly for want of cash. For the same reason, we have not been able to buy any fish, fruits, vegetables or medicines …

    November 19, 2016