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All north Indian cities fail to meet air quality standards, report finds

a schoolgirl crosses a road shrouded in haze
A schoolgirl crosses a road shrouded in haze in New Delhi, India. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Greenpeace study estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians each year and cuts country’s GDP by 3%

January 13, 2017 — Not a single city in northern India meets international air quality standards, according to a Greenpeace report that estimates air pollution kills more than 1 million Indians each year and takes 3% off the country’s GDP.  Continue reading All north Indian cities fail to meet air quality standards, report finds