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New Delhi's 'Oxygen Man'

Meet New Delhi's Oxygen Man' who is on a mission to motivate people to plant trees.

Europe

UK launches inquest into girl's pollution-linked death

A court in London will look at what role the city's air played in her fatal asthma, especially since it exceeds the WHO's levels of acceptable pollution.

Opinion

The dark side of the Nordic model

Scandinavian countries may top every ranking on human development, but they are a disaster for the environment.

Jason Hickel

by Jason Hickel

Jason Hickel

Environment

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Why protecting indigenous rights is central in the effort to protect the vast Amazon rainforest.

In Pictures: Fighting to survive when the Amazon is under attack

Pollution

Toxin-laced bubbles cover beach in India's latest pollution scare

Authorities in Tamil Nadu state say they are analysing samples from the foam which has covered Chennai's Marina Beach.

Toxin-laced bubbles cover beach in India's latest pollution scare

Australia

Sydney shrouded in hazardous smog from raging bushfires

High winds blow smoke, sending pollution to 'hazardous' levels as temperatures rise again in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney shrouded in hazardous smog from raging bushfires

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New Delhi's smog poses risk for pregnant women and infants

Pregnant women in India's capital are anxious about air pollution.

AJ Impact

Petrol rationing and price hikes take Iranians by surprise

Drivers in Iran were caught off-guard by snap plan that includes a steep increase in the cost of motor fuel.

AJ Impact

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

Calgary, meanwhile, takes top spot for vehicular infrastructure, traffic safety, driver behaviour and road costs.

Mumbai ranks as the world's worst city for driving

Environment

Schools shut due to Delhi's smog but children run a race

People slam organisers of 'Run for Children' as Delhi schools closed due to hazardous air quality level in the capital.

Schools shut due to Delhi's smog but children run a race

Health

Climate change exposes children to lifelong health harm: Doctors

A new study says impacts of climate change could burden an entire generation with disease and illness.

Climate change exposes children to lifelong health harm: Doctors

India

In Mumbai, toxic air plagues poor residents of housing colony

Surrounded by chemical factories, more than 5,000 families live in Mahul and many report health problems.

In Mumbai, toxic air plagues poor residents of housing colony

AJ Impact

These countries have some of the world's worst emissions gains

In 2018, India, the US and China witnessed the largest increases in greenhouse gas emissions.

These countries have some of the world's worst emissions gains

United Kingdom

UK: Bonfires, fireworks send air pollution levels soaring

Air pollution measured at eight times safe levels as Brits mark anniversary of attack on Parliament.

UK: Bonfires, fireworks send air pollution levels soaring

India

'Delhi in ICU': Spike in respiratory diseases due to toxic smog

Severe pollution has been choking India's capital, prompting the government to declare a public health emergency.

'Delhi in ICU': Spike in respiratory diseases due to toxic smog