Nine in ten people are affected by air pollution. Indian activist Parul Sharma and her daughter Preetika want clean air to be recognized as a basic Human Right. They started the #MyRightToBreathe movement to demand action.
Illegal and unregulated diesel emissions are causing tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths worldwide, a new analysis shows. Europe is particularly affected due to Dieselgate. Governments must take action, experts say.
President Moon has briefly shut down dirty coal plants in South Korea, ushering in a new era for climate change. DW examines Moon's climate policy and how he intends to clean one of the world's most polluted countries.
Chinese authorities have ordered local meteorological bureaus to cease issuing smog alerts. The move has increased fears that that the government is trying to suppress information on the country's air pollution.
Schools in India's capital city have been ordered to close for the next three days due to poor air quality. New Delhi is suffering from air pollution that threatens the health and safety of its residents and visitors.
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