Our choking cities: How we can improve air and water quality in urban spaces: Indian Express

(This Article First Appeared In Indian Express on November 10, 2022)

  • Eighty per cent of all families in Delhi are noted to be suffering respiratory ailments due to severe pollution. Meanwhile, over 11 cities in Uttar Pradesh have recorded poor air quality. More than 1,10,000 infants are likely to have been killed by air pollution in India in 2019, almost immediately after being born while long-term exposure to outdoor and household air pollution was estimated to be responsible for about 1.67 million annual deaths amongst the adult population in the country. Demand for air purifiers has boomed…

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