Air Pollution Slashing Life Expectancy of Billions Worldwide, Report Says

A report from the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) published on Wednesday has revealed that air pollution is cutting short the lives of billions of people by up to 5.6 years. The researchers reported that coal burning is the principal …

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New Delhi Named ‘Most Polluted Capital City’ for Third Straight Year

Delhi has been named the world’s most polluted capital city for the third year in a row by IQAir’s World Air Quality report. IQAir, a Swiss group, measures air quality levels in cities by checking for deadly airborne particles known …

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Indian Environmental Court Issues Prohibition of Firecrackers in Cities Facing Pollution Crisis

An environmental tribunal in India issued an order on Monday to ban the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers in all pollution-hit cities across the country ahead of the Diwali festivities on Saturday.

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