Tag Archives: Qatar

The grey area over air pollution

Statistics recently released by the World Bank claim the UAE has the highest mean average of air pollutants of any other country on the list, including China and India. But how have these figures been gathered, and are they reliable? … Continue reading

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Move over Beijing, New Delhi has the world’s worst air pollution

New Delhi has been dubbed the worst city for air pollution on Earth. According to air quality levels measured in 2014 by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1,600 different cities around the globe, the Indian capital city of New … Continue reading

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Qatar’s air pollution unacceptably high 44 percent of the year

Amid ongoing concern about air pollution in Qatar, a new environmental report shows harmful airborne particles exceeded recommended levels for 159 days of the year in 2012. The Environment Statistics Annual Report 2013, recently issued by the Ministry of Development, … Continue reading

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Countries with the worst air pollution ranked by World Health Organisation

THERE are some countries in the world where the air is so polluted you can forget about coming home with a healthy holiday glow.   The World Health Organization (WHO) released its 2014 report into global air pollution with some … Continue reading

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World Environment Day 2014: Top Five Most Polluted Countries

To celebrate the World Environment Day on 5 June, a day designated by the UN to raise awareness of environmental issues, IBTimes UK looks at some of the countries with the highest rates of pollution. According to World Health Organisation WHO … Continue reading

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