China’s air quality improving while India’s is deteriorating
NEW DELHI: In 2015, probably for the first time this century, the average particulate matter (PM) exposure was higher for Indian citizens compared to the exposure of Chinese people, an analysis of Nasa satellite data has shown.
Air quality in several parts of China started improving 2011 onwards while deteriorating severely in parts of India particularly in the north with 2015 being the most polluted year on record, the analysis by Greenpeace India released on Monday claims.
India is a free for all country. Who cares ? And Pollution — why that is a a necessary evil of Progress. Unless we shun these ideas and take strong and stringent steps with a no-exceptions policy our pollution levels are only going to rise. All states have pollution control boards but I bet all are a hotbed of corruption where you grease the palms to get exemptions.
Lower Caste and Lower Income people suffer Disproportionately and it is the Upper Caste that are Polluting India the most.
Modi stope fake promises and act to reduce pollution …
Plant fruit bearing trees, they will not only provide fruit, they will also provide shade for the weary to rest, fruits for the hungry, clean the polluted air we breath and help with rain fall.
The Earth is doomed.
Need to relook at the diesel subsidy which is the root of having high level of SPM. Diesel car, Dg sets must be stopped. Plus cities needs to start controlling dust pollution, burning garbage and farm waste during winter also aggravates the situation