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October 26, 2020

via Outlook India

Chokehold

“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 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 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.

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.