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.
Air pollution kills hundreds of thousands of Europeans every year. But breathing is riskier in some places than others. In countries like Poland, change is happening — but only slowly.
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.
Global waste growth will outpace population growth by 2050, with most of the trash being generated in urban areas. The World Bank says urgent action is needed to prevent untreated waste from clogging the streets.
With its stunning beaches, the Indonesian island of Bali draws tourists from around the world. But plastics are spoiling the view, spurring locals to take action — from production to disposal.
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