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Which cities have the worst air pollution levels in the world?

Air pollution hit the headlines earlier this week after it was reported that levels in London were worse than those in Beijing for a brief period on Monday. However, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), London is just a … Continue reading

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Air pollution: Delhi is dirty, but how do other cities fare?

The WHO last week named India’s capital the worst of 1,600 cities for PM2.5 particles. What are the other measures of pollution, and do the experts agree? Last year, a study by the World Health Organisation found that Delhi had … Continue reading

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India admits Delhi matches Beijing for air pollution threatening public health

India’s state air monitoring centre has admitted that pollution in Delhi is comparable to that of Beijing, but disputed a World Health Organisation (WHO) finding that the Indian capital had the dirtiest atmosphere in the world. A study of 1,600 … Continue reading

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New Delhi has most polluted air in the world: WHO

An effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to measure pollution in cities around the world has found New Delhi, India admits to having the dirtiest air, while Beijing’s measurements, like its skies, are far from clear. The study of … Continue reading

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Air pollution fifth leading cause of death in India: Study

Air pollution is the fifth leading cause of death in India after high blood pressure, indoor air pollution, tobacco smoking and poor nutrition, with about 620,000 premature deaths occurring from air pollution-related diseases. Like China, India faces an unprecedented public … Continue reading

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