India's capital New Delhi is facing the worst smog in decades, with air pollution five times higher than international guidelines.
People are now protesting for their right to breathe clean air.
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. (06.11.2016)
Authorities in India are reporting record levels of pollution in New Delhi after a weekend of fireworks to mark Diwali. The warning comes as a new UN report warns 300 million children globally are breathing toxic air. (31.10.2016)
Young people in Mumbai are taking action to protect the city's vanishing mangrove forests. The trees, a vital flood defense, help protect millions of vulnerable people on India's coast from rising sea levels.
The Indian capital is covered in a blanket of thick smog as the concentration of harmful particulate matter in the air reached hazardous levels. Local officials have asked schools to remain shut until Sunday.
A blanket of thick smog carrying harmful particulate matter has engulfed large parts of northern India and Pakistan. Hospitals in the region are witnessing a huge spike in patients suffering from respiratory problems.
Diesel generators are often dirty devices. But what if you could turn the soot they puff out into something useful? A young group of engineers in Delhi did just that. And ships are next.
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