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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 12,108 Views 24 Comments

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

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 21,147 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi

Nov 7th 2017, 6:44 PM 13,743 Views 30 Comments

And worse may be to come.

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 30,540 Views 33 Comments

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

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 11,467 Views 41 Comments

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

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 14,256 Views 29 Comments

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

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 10,163 Views 19 Comments

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

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 6,566 Views 17 Comments

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

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 15,242 Views 43 Comments

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

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 22,461 Views 21 Comments

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

Air pollution causes cancer - WHO
# Pollution
# Pollution

Air pollution causes cancer - WHO

Oct 17th 2013, 6:05 PM 6,723 Views 36 Comments

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

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 3,275 Views 10 Comments

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

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 8,802 Views 6 Comments

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

"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 20,765 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Gallery: The world's most polluted cities

Sep 26th 2011, 4:18 PM 5,022 Views 4 Comments

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

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate

Aug 9th 2010, 3:55 PM 149 Views 0 Comments

Fires causing air quality to seriously deteriorate.

Moscow update
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Moscow update

Aug 6th 2010, 5:40 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

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

Moscow: city of smog (photos)

Aug 6th 2010, 1:12 PM 518 Views 0 Comments

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