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The 15 cities in the US with the worst air quality, ranked

In a statement sent to Business Insider, the organization said it used publicly available data, inc…

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Expanding citywide green cover could also lead to an increase in zoonotic diseases: study

The concept of urban greening has gained momentum as a means to mitigate the adverse effects of urb…

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Delhi world's most polluted capital, Begusarai top polluted metro says IQAir

Bihar's Begusarai emerged as the world's most polluted metropolitan area while Delhi was identified…

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Widespread adoption of electric vehicles is already making some neighbourhoods cleaner, study finds

Studies have shown that electric vehicle sales in India have risen more than sixfold since pre-pand…

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Could BBMP’s new climate action plan for Bengaluru restore India's ‘Garden City’ to its former glory?

Sprawling with lush trees and a constant freshening breeze, Bengaluru certainly lived up to its tit…

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Bad air might indirectly be a major culprit behind suicide-related spike, Chinese study finds

More than just a straightforward impact on the residents' physical health, scientists have always w…

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Announcing Amaravati as the only capital, new CM Chandrababu Naidu breathes life into Andhra’s dream of a smart capital

Ten years ago, Chandrababu Naidu made a promise that Amaravati would be the capital of Andhra Prade…

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Delhi records minimum temp of 5.7 as cold wave conditions continue

As the city continued to grapple with cold wave conditions, the minimum temperature on Wednesday mo…

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40% rise in eye related problems due to pollution, say Delhi doctors

Ophthalmologists in Delhi are observing sharp rise in number of patients suffering from eye problem…

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Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata saw PM 2.5 levels higher in October 2023, compared to a year ago

Air pollution measured in PM 2.5 increased in four major cities compared to a year ago, an analysis…

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Delhi-NCR air quality further dips into 'very poor' category

With hazy weather conditions and slow wind movement, the air quality in Delhi-NCR continued to rema…

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Delhi's air quality very poor, vehicular emissions largest contributor

Delhi's air quality fluctuated between the very poor and severe categories on Thursday as unfavour…

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Ukraine struck Russian air defenses in Crimea with a barrage of US-supplied ATACMS, reports say

Ukraine used US-supplied ATACMS missiles to strike Russian air defenses in Crimea, damaging key equ…

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Smog towers, cloud seeding not solution to India's air pollution problem: US scientist

Improving air quality in India requires long-term effort, a senior US scientist has said and noted …

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Delivering food on an e-bike or moped is a deadly endeavor in New York City

The fatality rate for app-based delivery drivers using non-car transport is five times as high as c…

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Delhi air quality remains 'very poor' — Over 50 flights affected, 18 trains delayed

Delhi on Thursday recorded a minimum temperature at 6.6 degrees Celsius, one notch below the seaso…

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India 8th most polluted country in the world, 39 Indian cities among 50 most polluted: 2022 World Air Quality Report

While there was a slight overall improvement over the previous 2021 levels, our current average PM2…

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Punjab stubble burning: Smoke blankets Bathinda, AQI in 'very poor' category

With continuous stubble burning, the city of Bathinda remained veiled under a blanket of smoke on F…

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Feeling like nights are getting too uncomfortable? New report confirms that nighttime temperatures aren’t dipping enough

Historically, cities would cool down considerably at night, providing much-needed relief from the d…