Air pollution deaths

India, China account for more than half of world's air pollution deaths: Study

India, China account for more than half of world's air pollution deaths: Study

Air pollution has been linked to higher rates of cancer, stroke and heart disease, as well as chronic respiratory conditions like asthma.

Apr 18, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030

Air pollution may cause 60,000 deaths in 2030

According to the study, hotter temperatures speed up the chemical reactions that create air pollutants like ozone and fine particulate matters, which impact public health. 

Sep 13, 2017, 18:39 PM IST
Tighter air quality standards in China could prevent 3 million premature deaths each year

Tighter air quality standards in China could prevent 3 million premature deaths each year

Although PM10 mortality associations varied substantially across different cities, the researchers found a link between daily mortality and exposure to PM10 in 87 per cent of sampled cities.

Mar 15, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Air pollution claims two Indian lives every minute, says study!

Air pollution claims two Indian lives every minute, says study!

The study says causes of air pollution and climate change are intricately linked and needed to be tackled together.

Feb 19, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Air pollution: About 81,000 premature deaths in Delhi, Mumbai in 2015; Rs 70,000 crore loss to economy

Delhi, which has been witnessing a levels of air pollution, recorded more premature deaths due to ingestion of PM 10.

Jan 19, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
India beats China in air pollution deaths in 2015: Report

India beats China in air pollution deaths in 2015: Report

According to Global Burden of Disease project, India witnessed 50 deaths more than China reported per day in 2015.

Nov 18, 2016, 11:26 AM IST
Over 24 nations agree to reduce 12.6 m annual pollution deaths

Over 24 nations agree to reduce 12.6 m annual pollution deaths

According to WHO, around 12.6 million deaths a year are associated with environmental pollution.

Nov 16, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Air pollution deaths – How to protect yourself and your family!

Air pollution has been linked to a number of serious health problems, including cardiovascular diseases, stroke, chronic respiratory diseases and cancers.

Sep 29, 2016, 14:24 PM IST

Air pollution claimed 1.4 million lives in India in 2013, says World Bank report

In 2013, air pollution claimed 1.4 million lives in India, whereas China, which is the world's most populous country, lost 1.6 million lives.

Sep 09, 2016, 10:38 AM IST
Air pollution kills over 5.5 million people worldwide annually

Air pollution kills over 5.5 million people worldwide annually

Power plants, industrial manufacturing, vehicle exhaust and burning coal and wood all release small particles into the air that are dangerous to a person's health. 

Feb 13, 2016, 12:23 PM IST

Delhi to record highest number of premature deaths in world due to air pollution

A new study has warned that in another 10 years, the national capital of Delhi will record the highest number of premature deaths among all mega cities in the world due to air pollution.

Sep 18, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

Over 35,000 died in India in last decade due to air pollution: Govt

The government on Thursday said that more than 35,000 people had died due to acute respiratory infections (ARI) across India in close to 10 years.

Aug 07, 2015, 09:51 AM IST