In the News

October 26, 2020

via Outlook India


“Particulate air pollution is extremely hazardous, even more than smoking cigarettes, and shortens lives globally. There is no greater current risk to human health,” says Michael ­Greenstone, EPIC Director.

In the News

October 25, 2020

via Hindustan Times

How China Managed to Consistently Reduce PM 2.5 Concentrations in Recent Years

A 2018 analysis on why China is winning the war on pollution is featured in Hindustan Times.

In the News

October 21, 2020

via CNN

India is Facing a Double Health Threat this Winter: Pollution and the Pandemic

New Delhi residents could live an extra 10.2 years if the air was clean enough to meet WHO standards for particulate concentrations, according to the University of Chicago's Air Quality Life Index.

In the News

October 19, 2020

via The Wire Science

Not Just a Committee – We Need the Whole Govt To Address Stubble-Burning

Jyoti Pande Lavakare of Care For Air writes about EPIC's Air Quality Life Index in The Wire Science.

In the News

October 16, 2020

via Down to Earth

North India Air Turns Bad as Winter Approaches, CPCB Data Shows

The AQLI finds air pollution shortened lives by 9.4 years in the national capital Delhi and 8.6 years in Uttar Predesh, the most polluted state.

In the News

October 7, 2020

via Hindustan Times

Air Pollution: Delhi is Taking the Right Steps. But A More Comprehensive Approach is Needed

Air pollution in India is a regional and national problem. The Air Quality Life Index finds residents of Delhi could see 9.4 years added to their lives if pollution was reduced to meet the World Health Organization guidelines.

In the News

August 27, 2020

via Mongabay

Lockdown Should Have Cleared Up Jakarta’s Air. Coal Plants Kept It Dirty

Reducing air pollution in Jakarta and its surroundings to meet the WHO guideline would result in tremendous health benefits, according to the AQLI.

In the News

August 12, 2020

via Daily Mail UK

Air Pollution Is Cutting Life Expectancy By Two Years, Despite Global Efforts To Improve Air Quality During The Coronavirus Pandemic, Study Reveals

Air pollution lowered global life expectancy by nearly two years, according to a new report.

In the News

August 12, 2020

via CGTN

Poland Would Get Biggest Boost To Life Expectancy In EU From Cleaner Air, Says Study

Poland has the highest levels of air pollution in Europe, according to the newly released Air Quality Life Index.

In the News

July 29, 2020

via Times of India

Delhiites Lose 9 Years’ Life Due To Pollution: Study

India has the second-worst air quality in the world that is cutting short the average life expectancy of Indians by 5.2 years according to the new AQLI study.