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November 25, 2021

via The Guardian

Pakistan Orders Monday Closure of Schools and Offices in Lahore to Cut Smog

According to the AQLI, the average resident of Lahore loses 5.3 years of their life.

In the News

November 23, 2021

via CNN

A Silent Killer is Choking India’s Capital. For Millions, There’s No Choice but To Breathe It In

Bad air could be reducing the life expectancy of hundreds of millions of Indians by as much as nine years, according to a recent study by the AQLI.

In the News

November 19, 2021

AQLI on The Daily Show

The satirical news show featured CNN coverage of AQLI data.

In the News

November 15, 2021

via The Telegraph

Delhi Imposes ‘Pollution Lockdown’ as Air Quality in the Capital Plummets

The latest data from the AQLI finds that exposure to pollutants will reduce the life expectancy of the average resident in Delhi by 10 years.

In the News

November 12, 2021

via Dhaka Tribune

OP-ED: Toxic Air Knows No Boundaries

The Air Quality Life Index warns that across Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, the average citizen would live 5.6 additional years if air pollution was curbed to meet WHO guidelines.

In the News

November 9, 2021

via CNN

Turning Crop Waste to Fertilizer Could Fight Air Pollution in India

CNN mentions AQLI findings that India's 1.3 billion residents face annual average pollution levels that exceed guidelines set by the World Health Organization.

In the News

November 8, 2021

via NDTV

Air Of Despair: How To Tackle Air Emergency

EPIC-India Executive Director Sidhartha Vermani discuss the consequences of air pollution on our life expectancy on NDTV’s ‘We the People’.

In the News

November 6, 2021

via The Economist

India’s Toxic Air is its Most Immediate Environmental Problem

The AQLI finds air pollution is likely to reduce life expectancy by an average of more than nine years in the Indo-Gangetic Plain.

In the News

November 5, 2021

via CNN

Delhi Pollution Levels Soar After Residents Defy Diwali Fireworks Ban

Poor air quality in India could be reducing the life expectancy of hundreds of millions of people by as much as nine years according to the AQLI.