In the News

April 11, 2023

via Jago News

Air pollution affects children physically, mentally, causes diseases

AQLI researchers find Bangladeshis are losing an average of seven years of longevity due to pollution, Jago News reports.

In the News

March 31, 2023

via NDTV

The Human And Health Cost Of Delhi’s Garbage Mountains And Waste Crisis

Air pollution can shorten lives by almost 10 years in the Indian capital, Delhi, the world’s most polluted city, according to the Air Quality Life Index 2022, NDTV cites.

In the News

March 31, 2023

via The Tribune India

Lifespan in Haryana down 7 years, Punjab 6 years, pollution to blame

The 2023 State of India’s Environment report uses AQLI data to support its findings on life lost due to air pollution.

In the News

March 24, 2023

via Bloomberg

Air Pollution Casts a Pall Over Booming Bangladesh Megacity

The average person in Dhaka loses about eight years of their life due to air pollution, according to AQLI data, which has ranked Bangladesh as the country with the world’s worst air pollution every year since 2018.

In the News

March 20, 2023

via CNBC

Here are the most polluted cities in the U.S. and world

AQLI data shows air pollution takes more than two years off the average global life expectancy, CNBC writes.

In the News

March 20, 2023

via News Nine

Air pollution: New study says 39 of the 50 most polluted cities globally are in India

AQLI data finds air pollution is reducing the life expectancy of Indians by five years, cites News Nine.

In the News

March 9, 2023

via Bloomberg Opinion

New Delhi Is Already Back to Its Bad Old Ways

Data from AQLI shows that Delhi's pollution levels are 21x the amount recommended by the World Health Organization, Ruth Pollard writes in Bloomberg Opinion.

In the News

February 22, 2023

via South China Morning Post

China’s environment chief names and shames state-owned pollution cheats in snap inspection

Findings from the Air Quality Life Index 2022 Annual Update on China's pollution reductions are cited in the South China Morning Post.

In the News

February 6, 2023

via Union of Concerned Scientists

EPA Can Save Lives with Tighter Protections on Fine Particulate Pollution

Findings from the Air Quality Life Index 2022 Annual Update are cited in a Union of Concerned Scientists blog.


January 30, 2023

Top 5 Pollution Charts from India

EPIC-India partnered with AQLI to take a deep-dive look at key data defining the pollution challenge in India. Follow along this week as they spotlight a new chart each day.