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Interactive Map Shows You How Many Years Of Your Life You're Losing To Air Pollution

Publish on September 14, 2017     Source: IFL Science


Climate change dominates most of the headlines when it comes to our unfortunate addiction to fossil fuels, but air pollution remains as deadly as it ever has been. Millions of people per year die from pollution-linked cardiovascular and respiratory ailments, and now a new map shows you exa

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Air pollution in Delhi: Breathing capital’s deadly air is robbing you of 6 years of life

Publish on September 12, 2017     Source: Hindustan Times


It is well documented that poor air quality impacts health, for the first time the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute (EPI) has developed an Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) to measure by how much. If India met its own air quality standard for only PM 2.5 (40 µg/m³) every Indian

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How indoor air pollution is leading to stunted growth in India’s children

Publish on September 12, 2017     Source: Hindustan Times


Worldwide, as many as 4.3 million people die each year due to indoor air pollution. The conversation on air quality, however, has been focused largely on outdoor air pollution. As researchers at Evidence for Policy Design, we conducted an analysis of 2005-2006 National Family Health Survey

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Air pollution from fire crackers: Supreme Court pulls up Delhi govt

Publish on September 12, 2017     Source: The Indian Express


The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up the Delhi government for its “lethargic” response on pollution from fire crackers and said the steps taken so far by it were limited to issuing directions which was “merely paperwork”. The court, which lifted “for the time being” its earlier order sus

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If air quality in India meets WHO standards, people could live longer

Publish on September 12, 2017     Source: Zee News


New Delhi: If Delhi's foul air is cleaned up and made to meet the World Health Organisation standards, city residents stand to gain nine years in average in their life span, a study has said.

The Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) developed by the Energy Policy Institute at the Univer

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