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The country with the worst air pollution is not the one you’re thinking of 

It’s a never-ending debate in Asia — whose air quality is worse, China’s or India’s? A new study by Greenpeace released Monday is trying to answer that question. Analysts looked at NASA satellite images and found that measurements of particulate matter … Continue reading

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New Delhi announces car restrictions to fight air pollution

New Delhi is imposing new rules to reduce its notorious traffic jams and fight extreme air pollution that has earned India’s capital the title of the world’s most polluted city. New Delhi is imposing new rules to reduce its notorious … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Can Aggravate Rheumatoid Arthritis But Exercise, Lifestyle Changes Can Relieve Symptoms 

Researchers from All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) looked into 500 patients with rheumatoid arthritis who lived in New Delhi, India, in the past 10 years. They found that the symptoms worsened in the months of November and December. … Continue reading

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’80 people die in Delhi every day due to air pollution’

Government today said that air pollution is killing around 80 people in Delhi every day, according to an international study released recently. In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said that polluted air, particularly the respirable … Continue reading

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Top 10 worst cities for air pollution

With thousands of people dying every year due to poor air quality in these cities, something must be done to alleviate the problem. This week it was reported that almost 9,500 people lose their lives each year in London due … Continue reading

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The Terrifying Truth About Air Pollution and Dementia

“WE SHOULD GET out of here,” says air pollution chemist Eben Cross. At 7 a.m. on this cold November day the wind blows steadily through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Cambridge campus, cutting through our thin jackets. But Cross isn’t … Continue reading

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India launches air quality index for major cities

The Indian government is rolling out a national air quality index in 10 of its biggest cities. Indian cities are among those with the worst air quality in the world. The index is to be launched in 10 major cities, … Continue reading

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Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi’s commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors … Continue reading

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