United Nations experts have deemed air pollution a human rights violation. It’s a deadly, man-made problem responsible for some seven million premature deaths every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
The relationship between exposure to air pollution in children and an increase in the risk of developing schizophrenia is quite alarming. I don’t find it hard to imagine a New Delhi full of schizophrenics
Air pollution may affect our physical and psychological health in the long run as researchers have found that the children who are exposed to a high level of air pollution while growing up, have an increased risk of developing schizophrenia.
Indonesian forest fires are putting nearly 10 million children at risk from air pollution, the United Nations warned Tuesday, as scientists said the blazes were releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases.
Vietnam warned its people to limit outdoor activities because the air quality in the Southeast Asian country has persistently been at "unhealthy" levels for days.
The nation is the world's second-biggest marine polluter behind China and has pledged to reduce plastic waste in its waters some 70 percent by 2025 by boosting recycling, raising public awareness, and curbing usage.
The extreme heatwave that recently saw temperatures soar across India was a stark reminder that this region is one of the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. As countries start to declare climate emergencies, following the urgent call for decarbonisation in last year’s Intergovernmental Panel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech urged people to stop using single-use plastic bags so that India could start phasing them out from October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. “I request citizens to see if we can make India single-use plastic free from October 2. Schools, colleges, municipalities, urban bodies,
I think countries need to do more to tackle air pollution, at least after witnessing what happened in the Indian capital New Delhi. United Nations experts have rightly deemed