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Air pollution claimed over 5 lakh lives in India in 2016: Report
By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2019
More than five lakh people died prematurely in India in 2016 due to dangerous levels of outdoor air pollution and over 97,000 of the them died after being exposed to pollutants from coal burning, a new report revealed on Thursday. The Lancet Countdown 2019 on health and...Read more..
Subject Tags: fossil fuels , global warming , outdoor air pollution
Cutting household fuel use may save 2.7 Lakh lives annually in India
By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019
India could make a major dent in air pollution and save about 270,000 lives a year by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, according to a study led...Read more..
'Majority of air pollution deaths in India linked to diesel vehicle emissions
By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019
As much as two thirds of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, which were responsible for nearly 385,000 deaths in 2015, a study has...Read more..
Subject Tags: air pollution , diesel vehicles , health impacts , India , outdoor air pollution , transportation , vehicle emissions