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Three-Quarters Of India's Air Pollution-Related Deaths Are In Rural Areas, Study Finds

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Rural Indians, who make up about two-thirds of the country of 1.3 billion people, are disproportionately at risk of breathing polluted air, according to new research, CNN reports. India's air pollution has been making headlines for years, with attention focused on Delhi, the capital, once named the most polluted city in the world by the World Health Organization. Yet research pubished Thursday by an international team of scientists, including experts from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and the Health Effects Institute, estimates that 75 percent of air pollution-related deaths in India during 2015 came in its rural areas. Chandra Venkataraman, a professor at the Indian Institute of...

Air pollution alerts without enforceable actions may be inadequate in protecting public health

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The air quality alert programme in Toronto (Canada) had limited effects in protecting the public's health from air pollution between 2003 and 2012, according to an observational study of 2.6 million people.

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London's January air quality 'best in 10 years'

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The capital has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008.

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The Birmingham high street that cut air pollution

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Local residents take part in a day-long experiment to cut traffic and improve air quality.

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The 10 best places to avoid noise, light and air pollution

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Want to get away from it all? These are the best places to find clear skies, bright stars, fresh air and pure nature.

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Is Beijing's air quality better this winter?

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China's government claims Beijing's air pollution has improved this winter, but is it sustainable?

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The 10 best places to avoid noise, light and air pollution

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Want to get away from it all? These are the best places to find clear skies, bright stars, fresh air and pure nature.

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Wisconsin would ease pollution rules under plan panel passes

Added: 09.01.2018 18:02 | 1 views | 0 comments


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A legislative committee approved a Republican bill Tuesday that would relax Wisconsin's air pollution regulations, clearing the way for a vote in the full state Senate. The Senate Committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection voted 3-2 to approve the measure without discussion. The panel's two Democrats, Roger Wirch and ...]

Senate committee vote on bill relaxing air pollution rules

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A legislative committee is set to approve a Republican bill that would relax Wisconsin's air pollution regulations. The bill would repeal any state air pollution rules that go beyond federal regulations by the end of 2018. The state currently regulates hundreds more pollutants than the federal government. The proposal would allow ...]

Reality Check

Added: 09.01.2018 0:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

China's government claims Beijing's air pollution has improved this winter, but is it sustainable?

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