Visitors to Delhi, need to take care not to get sick, because the air is poisonous, not just dirty. According to local media "A day in Delhi, is the equivalent to smoking 42 cigarettes. And it'll take 2 hours off your life.
Air pollution in India has reached dangerous levels, killing at least one out of every eight persons, according to a recent study. Experts are urging the government to act fast. Murali Krishnan reports.
Aviation has tended to fly under the radar as far as taking responsibility for cutting greenhouse gas emissions goes. But Norway, a Slovenian manufacturer and an American entrepreneur plan to change that.
Tackling climate change would reduce deaths from asthma, lung cancer, heart attack and other diseases. Doctors want to spur global climate action by highlighting the link between the planet's health and human health.
Authorities have warned residents to stay inside as thick smog shrouds dozens of Chinese cities. Officials are considering temporary driving bans and an extension to the shutdown of heavily polluting factories.
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