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.

In the News

January 24, 2023

via The Hill

Here is why Hawaii has the longest life expectancy in the country

AQLI data confirms that air quality has an effect on life expectancy. The 2022 Annual Update finds air pollution takes about 2.2 years off a person's life expectancy.

In the News

January 17, 2023

via The Dialogue

Low-Cost Air Sensors Can Improve Pollution Forecast: Study

New EPIC, Yale, and NYU study finds the use of low-cost sensors can improve pollution forecasting.

In the News

January 11, 2023

via World Economic Forum

Driving air pollution accountability and action via data transparency

99% of the world’s population experiences air pollution levels exceeding WHO guidelines, clearly necessitating action to limit our risk. AQLI data highlights that investment in tackling air pollution lags far behind the scale of the problem.

In the News

January 6, 2023

via CNBC

Biden proposes tougher limits on deadly soot pollution

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday proposed a rule that would strengthen federal limits on industrial soot, one of the country’s most deadly air pollutants.