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90 percent of world’s population breathes badly polluted air: WHO

Nine out of every 10 people on the planet breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants and kills seven million people each year, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) study. Nine out of every 10 people on … 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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Pollutionwatch: The world’s dirtiest cities

For the first time in history, over half the world’s population now live in cities. But only 12% of urban dwellers enjoy airborne particle pollutionthat meets World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines. Globally, lowest city air pollution is in Canada and Iceland … Continue reading

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