AQLI

In the News

December 7, 2018

via The Economist

Even by the standards of poor countries, India is alarmingly filthy

The Economist cites findings from EPIC's AQLI in an article examining India's myriad pollution problems.

In the News

December 7, 2018

via The Wire

Ignoring Air Pollution Is Justice Denied

An Op-Ed urging further action on air pollution in India cites data from EPIC's AQLI report.

In the News

December 7, 2018

via The Weather Network

Poor air quality is lowering life expectancy in SW Ontario

Using EPIC's AQLI, a Canadian outlet examines air quality in the country, with a focus on Ontario.

In the News

December 6, 2018

via PTI

10 Lakh People Died Due To Air Pollution In India In 2017, Study Shows

On the heels of EPIC's AQLI report, a study in the Lancet Planetary Health journal finds that Delhi recorded the highest levels of exposure to ultra fine particulate matter of any city in India.

In the News

December 6, 2018

via Reuters

India’s polluted air claimed 1.24 million lives in 2017 – study

Reuters cites EPIC's AQLI report in a story on a new study that calculated the number of lives lost to air pollution in India in 2017.

In the News

December 2, 2018

via Deseret News

U.S. pollution reductions have prolonged lives by 1.5 years, study finds

Deseret News reports on how AQLI helps visualize increases in life expectancy compared to 1970.

In the News

November 30, 2018

via Evening Standard

Tesco, Volkswagen and Pod Point join forces to provide electric chargers in car parks

Evening Standard reports on how AQLI findings give ground for Tesco and Volkswagen's newest electric chargers

In the News

November 28, 2018

via The Times of India

US economist says air pollution makes lives shorter by 8 years in Rohtak

Noted US economist Michael Greenstone on Tuesday has said a person staying in Rohtak could live up to eight years longer if the air quality was kept within the standards prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). He said air pollution was a bigger threat to life than smoking and drug abuse but its long-term impact were often ignored

In the News

November 28, 2018

via The Hindu

‘Most people unaware of true cost of pollution’

A person living in Rohtak could live up to eight years longer if the air quality was kept within the standards prescribed by the World Health Organization (WHO), said Michael Greenstone, noted economist and director, Energy Policy Institute, University of Chicago, on Tuesday.

In the News

November 28, 2018

via Green News

Transport and solid fuels remain main source of air pollution

The EPA’s Annual Air Quality Report indicates that Ireland’s air quality has an adverse influence on people’s health with high levels of particulate matter a key concern. Particulate matter pollution is believed to be the deadliest form of air pollution due to its ability to penetrate the lungs and filter into our bloodstream.

In the News

November 28, 2018

via The Tribune India

Air pollution shortening life, time to act: US economist

Air pollution has become a big threat to the humankind and is more harmful for health than smoking, consumption of alcohol and drug abuse. Pollution is shortening the life expectancy of human beings and it is high time that governments and communities across the globe pull up their socks and act to minimise it.

In the News

November 27, 2018

via The Health Site

Living in a polluted city can reduce your lifespan by over 4 years: Study

People in India would live an average 4.3 years longer if the country met the global guidelines for particulate pollution.

In the News

November 26, 2018

via Yahoo News

‘Indians Lose Over Four Years of Their Lives to Air Pollution’

According to the new Air Quality Life Index (AQLI), developed by researchers at University of Chicago in the US, particulate air pollution cuts global average life expectancy by 1.8 years per person.

In the News

November 26, 2018

via The Deccan Chronicle

Experts warn air pollution affects life expectancy worse than smoking, terrorism

Researchers say there is little people can do to protect themselves from the air they breathe.

In the News

November 23, 2018

via The Daily Pioneer

The clock is ticking

Fighting pollution must be a concerted effort by every citizen. Otherwise, it shall remain a matter of academic and media discourse

In the News

November 22, 2018

via Evening Standard

Air pollution ‘reduces life expectancy by two years’, report finds

Evening Standard brings out key findings from AQLI

In the News

November 22, 2018

via The Ecologist

Air pollution now ‘largest health crisis’

Air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels by vehicles and industry reduces lives by two years on average, according to research from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago.

In the News

November 21, 2018

via The New Republic

Wildfire Smoke Could Shorten Californian Lifespans

The New Republic forewarns the impact of particulate matter and increasing wildfires on the life expectancy of Californians

In the News

November 21, 2018

via Pulse

Koreans could live 1.4 years longer if not for fine dust, US study

Pulse identifies potential additions to lifespan if WHO guidelines are met in Korea

In the News

November 21, 2018

via NDTV

Delhi’s ‘Deadly’ Air Cuts Life Expectancy By 10 Years: Study

EPIC-India Executive Director Ken Lee joins NDTV's prime-time news slot to explain the dramatic findings of EPIC's AQLI, particularly as it relates to the impact of air pollution on Indians.

In the News

November 21, 2018

via Vox

Breathing dirty air takes years off people’s lives. This tool shows just how much.

Vox reports on the AQLI.

In the News

November 21, 2018

via Kenyanks

Air Pollution Overtakes HIV/AIDS, Cigarette Smoking as Top Killers – Research

Kenyans reports on EPIC's AQLI

In the News

November 20, 2018

via DNA India

Delhi: Clean air will add 10 years to your life, study reveals

DNA India brings attention to AQLI's findings on India's particulate pollution and its main sources

In the News

November 20, 2018

via Financial Express

Artificial rain to curb Delhi pollution? Government weighing option to fight worsening air condition

Financial Express references AQLI study in discussions of cloud seeding

In the News

November 20, 2018

via Engineering and Technology

Global lifespans being cut by 1.8 years due to air pollution

Air pollution is reducing global lifespans by an average of 1.8 years, according to the University of Chicago’s Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

In the News

November 20, 2018

via The Guardian

Air pollution cuts two years off global average lifespan, says study

EPIC's analysis finds toxic air trims lifespans by 1.8 years, making it main threat to human health

In the News

November 20, 2018

via Axios

Air pollution reduces average life expectancy by 2 years

With a focus on poor air quality in California from wildfires and air pollution in the U.S. in general, Axios Science Editor Andrew Freedman details the major points of EPIC's AQLI findings.

In the News

November 20, 2018

via The Washington Post

How many years do we lose to the air we breathe?

The Washington Post's data visualization team dives into EPIC's AQLI Report.

In the News

November 20, 2018

via The Indian Wire

India Second Most Polluted Country globally; Delhi’s Air Quality Reduced Life Expectancy by 10 Years, Says Study

The Indian Wire summarize key findings from AQLI

In the News

November 20, 2018

via PRI

Air pollution and life expectancy

EPIC Director Michael Greenstone joins PRI's "The World" to discuss the core findings of the Air Quality Life Index

November 20, 2018

Air Pollution Reduces Life Expectancy by Nearly 2 Years, Study Finds

Air pollution driven by the burning of fossil fuels cuts global average life expectancy by nearly two years per person, according to a first-of-its-kind study by the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute (EPIC).

November 20, 2018

Delhiites’ life expectancy reduced by 10 years due to pollution: report

If air pollution levels in the Capital adhered to World Health Organization (WHO) standards, a typical Delhiite would live 10 years longer, a report released by the University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute on Monday stated.

In the News

November 20, 2018

India is the World’s Second Most Polluted Country, But Which Asian Country Tops the List?

India is the world’s second most polluted country, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) said in its latest findings. Air quality in the capital city, Delhi, is among the deadliest in the country and the pollution reduced life expectancy of a person by almost 10 years.

In the News

November 20, 2018

Report: Air Pollution Is Deadlier Than Smoking Or War

U.S. researchers have said that air pollution, primarily caused by burning fossil fuels, is the world's top killer over smoking and war.

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Thomas Reuters Foundation News

Deadly air pollution shortens lives by nearly 2 years – researchers

Reuters introduces the AQLI as a one of its kind tool that quantifies the number of years lost due to air pollution

In the News

November 19, 2018

via The Hindu

Delhiites’ life expectancy reduced by 10 years due to pollution: report

The Hindu references key findings of AQLI which shows that life expectancy can increase almost everywhere in the world if air quality met WHO standards

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Daily Mail

Air pollution is shaving YEARS off people’s lives: Some cities could extend lifespans by more than a year if they got air quality under control, study warns

Daily Mail quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on AQLI's potential to create policy changes by demonstrating tangible measures of pollution's effects.

In the News

November 19, 2018

via The Weather Channel

Air Pollution Is Deadliest Threat to Human Health, Researchers Say

The Weather Channel highlights EPIC finding that particular matter (PM) air pollution from fossil fuels is deadliest source of pollution

In the News

November 19, 2018

via hindustan times

Air pollution reduces life by 4.3 years, deadlier than smoking and alcohol: Report

The hindustan times references a report co-authored by University of Chicago economists Michael Greenstone and Claire Qing Fan that calls attention to the effect of air pollution on life expectancy

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Indo-Asian News Service

Air pollution cuts average Indian’s life expectancy by over 4 years

The Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on the importance of incorporating life expectancy into its newly released AQLI

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Press Trust of India

Delhi’s air quality in 2016 decreased life expectancy by 10 years, reveals study

Press Trust of India (PTI) uses EPIC's newly released AQLI to illuminate the causal relationship between air pollution and life expectancy in New Delhi.

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Devdiscourse

New study warns of impact of poor air quality on health of Indians

Devdiscourse describes the most important statistics from the newly released AQLI

In the News

November 19, 2018

via The Economic Times

Air pollution reduces global life expectancy by nearly 2 years, finds new index

The Economic Times introduces the newly released AQLI and quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on how the index differentiates itself from other data on air pollution.

In the News

November 19, 2018

via McClatchy DC

Air pollution is shaving years from people’s lives. Where is it claiming the most?

People could add years to their lives in California and other smog-plagued parts of the world if authorities could reduce particulate pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization, EPIC's AQLI study finds.

In the News

November 19, 2018

via Marketplace

Study links air pollution to early death

Marketplace's Scott Tong delves into the study by EPIC's Michael Greenstone and co-authors that shows the average person would live about two years longer if their country met the World Health Organization guideline for particulate matter pollution.

AQLI News

November 19, 2018

India Fact Sheet

India is today the world’s second most polluted country. Particulate pollution is so severe that it shortens the average Indian’s life expectancy by more than four years relative to what it would be if World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guidelines were met.

AQLI News

November 19, 2018

United States Fact Sheet

Particulate pollution in the United States declined by 62 percent between 1970 and 2016, increasing life expectancy for the average American by 1.5 years.

AQLI News

November 19, 2018

China Fact Sheet

Over the past two decades, air pollution has emerged as a serious challenge in China. Between 1998 and 2013, a time of historic economic expansion, concentrations of particulate pollution increased by nearly 75 percent on average across the country, rising to more than four times the World Health Organization’s (WHO) safe level. In 2014, however, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang declared a “war against pollution,” initiating an ambitious program of pollution reduction that laid out specific targets to improve air quality by the end of 2017.

AQLI News

November 19, 2018

What They’re Saying About AQLI

Current and former government officials, academic experts and environmental advocates all support the AQLI. Here’s a collection of some of their thoughts.

In the News

October 29, 2018

via CNN

More than 90% of world’s children breathe toxic air, report says, as India prepares for most polluted season

CNN quotes EPIC's 2017 study that Delhi residents can live as much as nine years longer if the city met WHO standards.

In the News

October 21, 2018

via Bloomberg

The World’s Fastest-Growing Economy Has the World’s Most Toxic Air

Bloomberg quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on the challenges of tackling air pollution in India, citing particulate matter levels from EPIC's AQLI tool.

In the News

October 19, 2018

via Financial Times

Airs and disgraces: how city pollution is killing residents

The Financial Times references findings from EPIC's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) tool, which calculates how air pollution affects life expectancy by location.

In the News

September 6, 2018

via The Wire

The Updated National Clean Air Programme Is Effectively Blind

The Wire references EPIC's research that Indians can live four years longer on average if the nation complied with WHO standards.

In the News

August 13, 2018

via Mirror Now News

Over half billion Indians exposed to hazardous air, Delhiites dying 6 years prematurely

Mirror Now News references findings from EPIC's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) tool, which calculates how air pollution affects life expectancy by location.

In the News

August 13, 2018

via The New Indian Express

Excessive air pollution affects 660 million Indians: Researchers

The New Indian Express refers to EPIC's air quality life index (AQLI), a metric that provides a means to predict the overall reduction in life expectancy caused by living in places with high levels of air pollution, as a tool to help improve air quality.

Analysis

July 19, 2018

via Asia Global Online

China’s Air Pollution Edges Back from the Brink

It is well known that air pollution is harmful to human health. What is much less known is how it specifically affects people over the long term. China’s Huai River policy, which dispensed free coal to northern China for winter heating, has inadvertently revealed to us that air pollution literally shaves years off our lives. But China has made considerable progress in confronting this pollution, writes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone.

In the News

June 16, 2018

via Times of India

Surat’s Air Pollution at Hazardous Levels

EPIC's AQLI tool is cited in a story about high levels of particulate matter in Surat, India.

Analysis

June 13, 2018

via The Economic Times

Delhi air pollution hits hazardous levels, but it’s not the capital’s problem alone

Santosh Harish, Associate Director - Research for EPIC-India, dispels three myths about air pollution in India and explains the research and science behind AQLI.

In the News

April 18, 2018

via The Straits Times

China fights big smog with big air purifier

The Straits Times quote a University of Chicago study from 2017 that air pollution in northern China had cut life expectancy by three years compared with the south of the country.

In the News

April 16, 2018

via Marketplace

U.S. businesses worried over Chinese policy initiative

Marketplace references EPIC Director Michael Greenstone's report on government management of air quality.

In the News

April 9, 2018

via Radio Free Asia

China Cuts Smog but Burns More Coal

Radio Free Asia quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone's comment on China's war on pollution

In the News

March 30, 2018

via The Guardian

China ‘environment census’ reveals 50% rise in pollution sources

The Guardian cites EPIC Director Michael Greenstone's research on air pollution in China's densest cities.

In the News

March 29, 2018

via Xinhuanet

Further pollution reduction necessary in China: UChicago professor

Xinhuanet interviews EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on China's success in reducing air pollution

In the News

March 26, 2018

via Global Times

US needs to wake up to China’s environmental protection

Global Times quotes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on China's success in reducing air pollution

In the News

March 17, 2018

via Xinhuanet

China Focus: China makes headway in air pollution control

Xinhuanet references EPIC Director Michael Greenstone's study that declines in air pollution can extend resident lifespans.

In the News

March 17, 2018

via CNN

Xi Jinping Is Making Sweeping Changes To How China Is Run

CNN cites a University of Chicago study on China's progress in its war on pollution.

In the News

March 13, 2018

via Xinhuanet

China’s war on pollution winning: report

Xinhuanet refers to research done by University of Chicago professors including EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on China's concentrations of fine particulates.

In the News

March 13, 2018

via Quartz

Research shows China’s war on pollution will give some people an extra five years of life

Quartz quotes EPIC's report on the association between air quality and life expectancy.

In the News

March 12, 2018

via EPIC News

China Declared a War on Pollution and Four Years Later It’s Winning

Residents would see their lifespans extended by 2.4 years if pollution reductions are sustained, new analysis shows.

Analysis

March 12, 2018

via The New York Times

Four Years After Declaring War on Pollution, China Is Winning

Four years after declaring war on pollution, the data is in: China is winning, at record pace, writes EPIC Director Michael Greenstone in The New York Times.

AQLI News

March 12, 2018

via EPIC

China Declared a War on Pollution and Four Years Later It’s Winning

Residents would see their lifespans extended by 2.4 years if pollution reductions are sustained, new analysis shows.

In the News

November 23, 2017

via Times Now News

Delhi Pollution: This MAP shows how polluted air cuts years off your life

India can add four years to the average life of people by just meeting the international air-quality standards, according to a study released by the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago.

Analysis

November 20, 2017

via Forbes

Delhi’s Deadly Air: How India Is Falling Short On Fighting Pollution

Santosh Harish, associate director-research at EPIC-India, examines India's struggles to reduce air pollution while citing data from AQLI.

In the News

November 13, 2017

via Gulf News

Toxic smog shrouding New Delhi draws attention

Gulf News cites EPIC Director Michael Greenstone on the impact of air pollution on life expectancy.

In the News

November 13, 2017

via The Indian Express

There is something in the air

The Indian Express references EPIC's AQLI tool that shows the relationship between reducing air pollution and increasing life expectancy.

November 12, 2017

via

Delhi’s air pollution is triggering a health crisis

The concentration of the most dangerous particulates in the air - the microscopic PM2.5 particles that can travel deep into your lungs and damage them - has climbed to more than 700 micrograms per cubic metre in parts of Delhi. Air Quality Index (AQI) recordings have consistently hit the maximum of 999.

October 27, 2017

via

Breathing is hazardous to health

Kathmandu’s poor air quality has become so serious that with the onset of winter there is growing public outrage about its health implications. Findings released this week by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago add further proof that air pollution is emerging as the world’s single largest environmental health threat – and Asian countries are most at risk.

October 25, 2017

via

China Shutters Factories, Sends Out Inspection Teams in Renewed Fight Against Smog

A recent University of Chicago study found that residents of northern China can expect to lose three years from their lifespan compared with compatriots in the south, where there is less heavy industry and central heating.

October 25, 2017

via

‘Better air quality can lengthen your lifespan’

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the WHO air quality standard, its people could live about four years longer on average, or a combined more than 4.7 billion life years. This is as per projections of the Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) brought out by the Energy Policy Institute (EPIC) at the University of Chicago.

In the News

September 17, 2017

via Deccan Chronicles

Faulty pollution norms cut people’s life span in Hyderabad

The Deccan Chronicle references findings from EPIC's Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) tool, which calculates how air pollution affects life expectancy by location.

September 15, 2017

via

People in Smog-Hit Northern China Die Three Years Younger: Study

Co-author Michael Greenstone, who heads the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, said particulates are "the greatest current environmental risk to human health, with the impact on life expectancy in many parts of the world similar to the effects of every man, woman, and child smoking cigarettes for several decades."

In the News

September 15, 2017

via Financial Times

Financial Times Health News Roundup

The University of Chicago's Air Quality-Life Index allows you to see how much longer you would live if your country reduced pollution to national standards or those of the WHO.

September 14, 2017

via Guancha

供暖会让北方人折寿?

In the News

September 13, 2017

via India Times

Residents In Delhi Can Live Up To Nine Years Longer If Its Air Quality Meets The Standards Set By WHO!

According to the Air Quality Life Index developed by EPIC, Indians could live four years longer on average if the country met World Health Organization's air quality standards.

In the News

September 13, 2017

via The Times of India

How clean is the air you breathe?

According to the Air Quality-Life Index, tool developed by the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago, Indians are among the most affected by fine particulate matter concentrations that exceed the World Health Organization’s Air Quality standards.

September 12, 2017

via

Indians would live four years longer on cleaner air

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the air quality standard of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Indians could live about four years longer on average, according to a study published on September 11 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) journal.

September 12, 2017

via

Smog cuts 3 years off lives in northern China, international study finds

Coal-fired pollution leads to higher rates of illnesses such as lung cancer and stroke but life expectancy gap is narrowing, researchers say

In the News

September 12, 2017

via India Spend

Indians Could Live 4 Years Longer If India Cleaned Its Air To WHO Standards

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the World Health Organization’s air quality standards, its people could live about four years longer on average, the Air Quality-Life Index released by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago shows.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via NDTV

Delhiites Can Live Longer If the Air Quality Improves: University of Chicago

The University of Chicago's Air Quality Life-Index noted that if WHO's air quality standards are met by India, its population can add about 4 more years to their lifespan.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via Quartz

Delhi residents could live up to nine years longer if the government reduced pollution levels

The Air Quality-Life Index, created by EPIC, calculates how many more years people could live if local governments complied with the World Health Organization’s standards for air pollution.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via CanIndia

Indians can live four extra years if air-quality standards are met

If India met the international air-quality standards, its citizens could live 4 more years, says a study released by the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via Governance Now

Indians would live a lot longer if air quality improves

According to the Air Quality Life Index, developed by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, if India met the WHO’s air quality standard its people could live about 4 years longer on average.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via The Times of India

Indians could live longer if air quality improves: Study

The Air Quality Life Index, developed by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, says Indians could live four years longer in average if its air quality meets World Health Organisation's standards.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via DD News

Indians can live 4 years longer if they comply with WHO air standards: Study

Indians could live about four years longer on an average or more than 4.7 billion life years combined if India complied with the World Health Organization's air quality standards, according to EPIC's study on impact of air pollution on life expectancy.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via Hindustan Times

Air pollution in Delhi: Breathing capital’s deadly air is robbing you of 6 years of life

The University of Chicago’s Energy Policy Institute developed the Air Quality-Life Index, which measures how much poor air quality impacts health.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via The Indian Express

Indians could live four years longer if air meets WHO norms

If India met the World Health Organisation’s air quality standards, Indians could libe 4 years longer on average, according to the Air Quality-Life Index, tool developed by the Energy Policy Institute at The University of Chicago.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via Financial Express

Air pollution: Here is how life of people in India can be extended by 4 years

According to EPIC's study on Air Quality-Life Index, the average life of an Indian could be extended by four years or even more if India is able to reduce air pollution to comply with the World Health Organisation’s standards.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via Newburgh Gazette

Cleaner Air Can Add 4 Years To Your Life

EPIC's study on the impact of air pollution on life expectancy states that Indians, on an average, could live for 4 more years if the air quality standards as prescribed by the World Health Organisation were complied.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via DNA India

Cleaner air will extend life by 4 yrs

Indians could live about four years longer on an average if their country complied with the World Health Organization's (WHO) air quality standards, says an EPIC study.

In the News

September 12, 2017

via The Wall-Street Journal

Living in China Takes 3½ Years Off Your Life

A study done by EPIC found that if China reduced air pollution up to domestic standards, it could extend life expectancy of its residents by more than a year.

September 11, 2017

via

Pollution Price: 3 years

The people of Calcutta and Mumbai may on average live three years longer with an improvement in air quality to meet World Health Organisation standards, new research suggests. For Delhi residents, the gain could be nine years.

AQLI News

September 11, 2017

via EPIC

Air Pollution Cuts 3 Years Off Lifespans In Northern China

Innovative study finds a well-intentioned home heating policy contributed to higher pollution in Northern China, shaving years off hundreds of millions of lives.

In the News

September 11, 2017

via Quartz

This is how much of your life air pollution is stealing from you based on where you live

Researchers from EPIC developed a tool that shows how many years you'll live on average depending on where you live.

In the News

September 11, 2017

via IB Times

Interactive Map Shows What Air Quality Is Doing To Your Life Expectancy

An interactive graphic developed by EPIC shows how many more years people could live if their countries complied with the World Health Organization's air quality standards.

In the News

September 11, 2017

via Reuters

Northern China smog cuts life expectancy by 3 years versus south: study

According to an EPIC study, average lifespans in Northern China were 3.1 years lower than in the south due to a state heating policy.

June 28, 2017

via

China’s northern cities face soot-free winter with gas revolution

Air pollution caused by coal-fired winter heating has slashed life expectancy in the north by more than three years compared with the south, according to a recent study by the University of Chicago (EPIC).

June 10, 2017

via

How Clean Is the Air Around You?

If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) air quality standards, points out an IndiaSpend report, its people could live about four years longer on average, the Air Quality-Life Index (AQLI) released on 12 September by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago shows.