Tag Archives: Air pollution

The best and worst countries in the world when it comes to air pollution and electricity use

China steals an unsavory global spotlight for the thick, noxious smog that often chokes its mega-cities. Air pollution has become so bad in Beijing, for example, that Chinese officials aim to slash its local coal consumption by 30% in 2017. … Continue reading

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Air Pollution now a Modi Government Priority

Barely 16 miles from central Delhi, a 40-year-old coal-fired power plant run by NTPC Ltd. stands testament to the bargain struck by India’s capital city: The world’s dirtiest air for electricity. The state-owned utility is now seeking to cut emissions across its … Continue reading

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Indian minister promises to tackle country’s acute air pollution problem, yes, its even worse than China

WHO survey finds Delhi is the most polluted city in the world, with dangerous PM2.5 levels 10 times the upper recommended limit Smog covers buildings in the Indian capital, Delhi. According to an air quality index the concentration of airborne … Continue reading

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Indian coal plant standards allow four to twenty times more deadly pollution than China – India Environment Post

India does not yet have the economic might that China does, but the country prides itself on being a vibrant democracy, where diverse and discordant political opinions are not only welcome but even encouraged. This of course stands in stark … Continue reading

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