Scientists warn air quality will "worsen" in coming days

Most people living in European cities are exposed to poor air quality. Latest estimates by the European Environment Agency (EEA), show that fine particulate matter continues to cause the premature death of more than 400 000 Europeans annually.

NEW DELHI: It's around this time every year that air quality in the capital and its adjoining areas starts plunging — due to the onset of winter, coupled with crop burning in Punjab and Haryana and

While no one factor may be termed as the biggest contributor to air pollution in Delhi, the morning after Diwali last year saw a massive spike in levels of air pollutants.

Socioeconomically disadvantaged populations often have higher exposures to particulate air pollution, which can be expected to contribute to differentials in life expectancy. We examined socioeconomic differentials in exposure and air pollution-related mortality relating to larger scale (5 km resolution) variations in background concentrations of selected pollutants across England.

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China faces difficulties in meeting its smog-fighting target for 2017, its environmental protection minister said during a visit to four heavily industrialized provinces in nort

The scale of London’s air pollution crisis was laid bare on Wednesday, with new figures showing that every person in the capital is breathing air that exceeds global guidelines for one of the most

GURUGRAM: Gurgaon was the most polluted city in the country on Sunday, with its Air Quality Index (AQI) touching the 274 mark (considered 'poor'). In contrast, Delhi's AQI was a 'moderate' 196.

Elevated levels of fine particulate matter <2.5 µm in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5) are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular outcomes and death, but their association with risk of CKD and ESRD is unknown.

The air quality of Delhi has till now been “relatively better” as compared to last year, the government today said in a statement a day after the Supreme Court-appointed EPCA pulled up the NCR stat

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