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.
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.
The foreign ministers of the G20 are in Bonn to discuss sustainable development. With uncertainty over the Trump administration’s policies, China is seen as a possible new leader. DW talked to Chinese analyst Lina Li.
As a five-day "red alert" continues across northern China, roads have been closed, flights have been cancelled and hospital visits have spiked due to the thick smog. Forecasters have warned that the worst is yet to come.
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