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Patna’s Air 5 Times Above Safe Levels, 2.5 Times Worse Than Delhi’s

Patna’s Air 5 Times Above Safe Levels, 2.5 Times Worse Than Delhi’s

  In 2016, the air in Bihar’s capital, Patna, was classified the world’s sixth-most polluted in a World Health Organisation (WHO) ranking of 3,000 cities in 103 countries. There are…

Delhi’s Air Pollution Rose 23% During Second Odd-Even Phase

Delhi’s Air Pollution Rose 23% During Second Odd-Even Phase

  Air pollution levels in Delhi rose 23% during the second phase of the odd-even registration rule,  from April 15 to April 29, over the previous 14 days (April 1…

Now, Instant IndiaSpend Air-Quality Updates On Twitter

Now, Instant IndiaSpend Air-Quality Updates On Twitter

  The air quality in your neighbourhood–and its impact on health–is now just a tweet away.   Starting today, in collaboration with Twitter, IndiaSpend is pleased to announce India’s first…

7 am: Peak Pollution Levels In 4 Cities

7 am: Peak Pollution Levels In 4 Cities

  If you think mornings are the best time for outdoor exercise, you’re wrong.   Mornings experience the worst air pollution in four Indian cities, according to an analysis of…

Why Delhi’s Polluters Should Pay For Pollution

Why Delhi’s Polluters Should Pay For Pollution

  Delhi’s January attempt to reduce road congestion (and the air pollution it causes) by using license plate numbers to restrict driving was a success: both congestion and air pollution…

Fouled By Trash Fire, Mumbai Air Still 95% Better Than Delhi

Fouled By Trash Fire, Mumbai Air Still 95% Better Than Delhi

  Large enough to be seen from space, the fire from a burning garbage dump on Mumbai’s eastern edge shut schools, but the city’s air-pollution levels were almost twice as…

How To Pinpoint Delhi’s Air-pollution Sources

How To Pinpoint Delhi’s Air-pollution Sources

  Delhi is at a crossroads in its approach to air pollution. Since the capital topped the World Health Organization’s list of most-polluted cities, the public has focused its attention…

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