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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.

In the News

July 28, 2020

via DownToEarth

Air Pollution As Serious A Threat As Communicable Diseases In Africa: Report

Average life expectancy in central, west Africa would be 1.2 years lower, and a total of 677 million person-years would be lost, if high pollution levels persist

In the News

July 28, 2020

via Dhaka Tribune

Study: Air Pollution Shortening Life Expectancy By 7 years In Bangladesh

Particulate pollution has reduced global life expectancy by two years on average over the last two decades.

In the News

July 28, 2020

via NDTV

Amid Pandemic, Lucknow, Delhi Face Most Danger From An “Everyday Killer”: Report

The AQLI report calls for urgent policy action, but the biggest benefits of increased life expectancy is contingent on India adopting the WHO's standards for air pollution which are far stricter than India's national standards.

In the News

July 28, 2020

via E&E News

Dirty Air Cuts Years From Lives, New Research Finds

Dirty air will regain its place as the world's single greatest health threat when the COVID-19 pandemic ends, University of Chicago researchers write in a newly updated report.

In the News

July 28, 2020

via AFP

Air Pollution ‘Greatest Risk’ To Global Life Expectancy

A new study showed poor air quality is "the greatest risk to human health".

AQLI News

July 28, 2020

New Data Reveals Little Progress Globally in Reducing Air Pollution Over the Last Two Decades

Particulate air pollution continues to cut global life expectancy by nearly two years as progress in some countries counterbalances worsening air quality in others, according to the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

In the News

July 13, 2020

via The Pioneer

Lockdown, Curfew Proved To Be Boon For Environment and Wildlife

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on the environment in Chandigarh.

In the News

July 5, 2020

via Times of India

Maybe It Is Late, But We Can Turn Around: Addressing The Rise of Smog in North India

Times of India addresses the rise of smog in North India.

In the News

June 26, 2020

via Green News

Ireland’s Ammonia Emissions Continue to Surge

Ireland’s ammonia emissions continue to surge, exceeding EU limits