In the News

August 14, 2019

via Indonesia Expat

AQLI: Jakarta’s Current Pollution could Shorten Lives by over 2 Years

A recent study has claimed that the current severe air pollution in Jakarta could shorten the lives of its residents by over 2 years.

In the News

August 12, 2019

via The Jakarta Post

Toxic air could cut Jakartans’ lives by 2.3 years, says EPIC study

Data from the AQLI indicates that decreasing air quality in Jakarta can cause residents to lose over 2 years from their life expectancy.

In the News

August 6, 2019

via Mongabay India

Air pollution could negate Swachh Bharat benefits for children

Mongabay India cites data from the AQLI indicating that people would live over 4 years longer if the country were to address its air pollution, which is also causing stunted growth in children.


August 2, 2019

AQLI Highlighted in Indian Parliament

An Indian Member of Parliament used the AQLI as a key reference point when demanding a change in the Indian Air Act.

In the News

July 26, 2019

via Mail & Guardian

Live in JHB, lose three years of life

Referencing the AQLI, Mail & Guardian reports on the severity of air pollution in the city of Johannesburg, indicating that it costs inhabitants to lose over 3 years of their lives.

In the News

July 19, 2019

via Nikkei Asian Review

At Indonesian motor show, carmakers vie to lead the pack in electrics

Nikkei Asian Review cites EPIC's AQLI report on Indonesia, which shows the average resident loses more than a year of life to air pollution.

In the News

July 1, 2019

via The Interpreter

Jakarta’s air quality kills its residents – and it’s getting worse

EPIC's AQLI research indicates the severity of current air pollution levels in Jakarta and its repercussions on public health.

In the News

June 26, 2019

via Smart Cities World

Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case

Smart Cities World reports that a court has found the French state to have taken insufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris in a landmark case brought by a mother and daughter, with data from the AQLI.

In the News

June 25, 2019

via World Economic Forum

A Chinese professor explains what air pollution does to your health

A Chinese professor, whose work has been used to develop AQLI, talks us through his research into China’s air quality.

In the News

June 11, 2019

via The Jakarta Post

How changing the way we move water can fight air pollution

EPIC's AQLI details how Indonesia's air quality has deteriorated over the past two decades and the impact that has on life expectancy.