Tag Archives: Lahore

Pakistan’s Hazardous Air Risks Violating Human Rights

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR FAILING TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS OF COURT-APPOINTED SMOG COMMISSION Rights watchdog Amnesty International on Wednesday said Islamabad’s failure to protect people from hazardous air in Punjab province risks violating their rights to life and health. For … Continue reading

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22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India

India accounts for seven of the world’s 10 cities with the worst air pollution, according to a new report, but previously smogbound Chinese cities have seen a marked improvement. Gurugram, a suburb of the Indian capital New Delhi, is the … Continue reading

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Smog gets in your eyes 

Lahore has experienced smog for the past five years: in 2014, it ranked amongst the top 10 worst cities for smog according to a Deutsche Welle report. This November, its intensity exposed the lack of effective planning by the city … Continue reading

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Pollution watch: Air quality monitors still out of order

Three monitoring sites installed by the EPA in Lahore are still not functioning. Leaving them unable to read air quality levels and measure dangerous pollution levels. Pollution watch: Air quality monitors still out of order – The Express Tribune.

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