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Air Quality-Life Index: Indians Would Live Four Years More if WHO Standards Are Met 

If the air quality is improved in India as per the World Health Organization’s air standards, Indians would gain four years on average or “a combined more than 4.7 billion life years”, according to the Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI). The AQLI tool has been … Continue reading

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Mumbai be warned! Air pollution in the city is worse than even Delhi

Mumbaikars there’s some bad news for you. Mumbai has recorded higher air pollution levels than Delhi over the last two weeks. A study conducted by System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has found that Mumbai has worse … Continue reading

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Air pollution causes 95% premature deaths in Mumbai and Delhi: Study 

Deaths due to air pollution in Mumbai and Delhi have doubled over the last 25 years, and together with chronic bronchitis, it accounts for 95% of premature deaths in two of India’s biggest cities, found a study by the Indian … Continue reading

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Going by air pollution data, early morning exercise isn’t a good idea in these four metros

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 particulate matter 2.5 data from IndiaSpend’s #Breathe air quality sensors, analysed from … Continue reading

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Expert tips to deal with choking air pollution 

The city has been enveloped in a heavy layer of smog caused by a fire last week at the Deonar dumping ground. It released hazardous gases into the air, raising the pollution levels to a dangerous point and is causing … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s air swings between ‘poor’ and ‘severe’ 

Mumbai’s air quality differs in different pockets because of variable topography, wind movement and factors such as vehicular density, industries, biomass burning, bakeries, construction, garbage dump sites On Sunday, Mumbaikars woke up to poor air quality. At 10 a.m., the … Continue reading

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High humidity worsening air pollution, say experts 

On Thursday morning, humidity levels in the city peaked, hitting 98% in south Mumbai and 80% in the suburbs. Peaked moisture levels have high potential to hold pollutants, say experts. According to the India Meteorological Department, the humidity in south … Continue reading

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APH compares air pollution levels in some of the most popular holiday destinations 

According to research published by Nature*, over three million people around the world die prematurely each year from outdoor pollution. For those holidaymakers concerned about air quality when travelling abroad, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a guide … Continue reading

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