Despite desperately toxic air and powerful anti-pollution legislation, not a single case has been taken up against polluters in India’s capital. By Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava for Scroll.in Not a single case was filed against polluting industries in Delhi between 2014 and 2016 even as the city’s air quality kept worsening, data
A pall of inaction and apathy hangs over Delhi’s reaction to its air pollution crisis. Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee Asit K. Biswas, National University of Singapore and Kris Hartley, Cornell University Delhi’s air pollution crisis made international headlines in early December when a cricket match between India and Sri Lanka was suspended
By: Ranjit Devraj [NEW DELHI] Pollution levels in the Indian capital this month have rivalled 1952 London, when smog killed around 4,000 people, pollution experts say. On the worst day, November 8, several monitoring stations in New Delhi reported an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 999, far higher than the upper limit
By Amanda Froelich Truth Theory If you’re planning a trip through New Delhi, India, you might want to alter your travel plans. This is because toxic air has become a chronic condition in city of 22 million, with air pollution levels close to 30 times the World Health Organization’s (WHO) limits.
Over the last few days, India’s political capital, New Delhi, has witnessed toxic smog engulf the city, threatening a break-out of major respiratory ailments. In response, the government has shut down schools and declared a public health emergency, but criticism is building that authorities aren’t doing enough to solve the situation. There have been increasing