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# smog - Monday 4 November, 2019

New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning
# India's Capital
# India's Capital

New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning

Nov 4th 2019, 10:35 PM 12,084 Views 24 Comments

India’s capital city is blanketed in a poisonous smog every winter.

# smog - Sunday 14 January, 2018

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps
# India
# India

India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps

Jan 14th 2018, 3:30 PM 21,100 Views 12 Comments

The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.

# smog - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi
# Smoghorn
# Smoghorn

Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi

Nov 7th 2017, 6:44 PM 13,727 Views 30 Comments

And worse may be to come.

# smog - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves
# Smog
# Smog

Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves

Dec 4th 2016, 6:00 PM 30,447 Views 33 Comments

The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.

# smog - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year
# Smog
# Smog

UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year

Sep 27th 2016, 4:18 PM 11,414 Views 41 Comments

The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.

# smog - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through
# Smog
# Smog

It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through

Dec 1st 2015, 3:29 PM 14,227 Views 29 Comments

In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.

# smog - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

China plans to take a lot of old bangers off the road this year
# Clapped Out
# Clapped Out

China plans to take a lot of old bangers off the road this year

May 27th 2014, 3:00 PM 10,091 Views 19 Comments

Up to six million, in fact. It’s in a bid to tackle the country’s “extremely grim” environmental situation.

# smog - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
# Health Risks
# Health Risks

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire

Apr 10th 2014, 7:32 PM 6,558 Views 17 Comments

The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.

# smog - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Fears for Ireland's air after health warnings in the UK
# Pollution
# Pollution

Fears for Ireland's air after health warnings in the UK

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:50 AM 15,204 Views 43 Comments

Ireland’s air quality suffered from dust that was carried from the Sahara desert over the weekend.

# smog - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Forget Paris, these are the world's most polluted cities
# Smog
# Smog

Forget Paris, these are the world's most polluted cities

Mar 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 22,424 Views 21 Comments

More than two million people die every year from breathing indoor and outdoor particle pollution.

# smog - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Air pollution causes cancer - WHO
# Pollution
# Pollution

Air pollution causes cancer - WHO

Oct 17th 2013, 6:05 PM 6,716 Views 36 Comments

Air pollution has been put on the same level as tobacco in terms of the damage it causes.

# smog - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows
# Risk Factor
# Risk Factor

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows

Jul 10th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,240 Views 10 Comments

Researchers found that there was “no threshold below which there was no risk” in a major study of 300,000 people.

# smog - Friday 21 June, 2013

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze
# Smog
# Smog

Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze

Jun 21st 2013, 8:20 PM 8,787 Views 6 Comments

Sinagpore is shrouded in haze due to forest fires on the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra.

# smog - Sunday 27 January, 2013

"It creeps menacingly": When deadly smog choked Dublin's skies
# Smog
# Smog

"It creeps menacingly": When deadly smog choked Dublin's skies

Jan 27th 2013, 8:30 AM 20,330 Views 18 Comments

In 1982, a number of deaths in Dublin were directly connected to high levels of smog. What happened next?

# smog - Monday 26 September, 2011

Gallery: The world's most polluted cities
# Pollution
# Pollution

Gallery: The world's most polluted cities

Sep 26th 2011, 4:18 PM 4,983 Views 4 Comments

Air pollution killed 1.3million people in 2008, according to the World Health Organisation. Here are the globe’s worst offenders…

# smog - Monday 9 August, 2010

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate

Aug 9th 2010, 3:55 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Fires causing air quality to seriously deteriorate.

# smog - Friday 6 August, 2010

Moscow update
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow update

Aug 6th 2010, 5:40 PM 194 Views 0 Comments

Moscow: city of smog (photos)
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow: city of smog (photos)

Aug 6th 2010, 1:12 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

Smoke from peat fires which rage outside Russia’s capital have covered the city in thick smog, but life carries on.