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  1. Environmental activists rally to demand rights to clean air

    Thai protesters demand action as air pollution clouds Bangkok

    Dozens of activists held a rare protest on Thursday over air pollution in Bangkok, a day after Thai officials closed schools due to concern over ...
  2. A woman wearing a mask walks on a road as heavy smog blankets China's capital Beijing

    Beijing cuts city smog by more than 17% in 2019

    Chinese capital city Beijing cut smog levels in its metropolitan area by more than 17per cent in 2019 after five years of an anti-pollution ...
  3. Birds fly next to electricity pylons on a smoggy afternoon in the old quarters of Delhi

    Air pollution cuts lead quickly to large health benefits

    Reducing air pollution at its source can substantially improve health within a few weeks, and the savings from reduced death and disease exceed ...
  4. An aerial view of the Delhi skyline shrouded in smog, in New Delhi

    Delhi's air quality turns 'severe' as toxic haze lingers

    India's capital New Delhi was shrouded in a toxic haze for the second straight day on Thursday, and visibility dropped due to cooler temperatures ...
  5. A man wearing a mask waits for a taxi amid heavy smog in Beijing

    Brief visit to severely polluted city can up biomarkers of heart disease: Study

    Air pollution has often been linked with increased heart disease risk, but a "natural experiment" involving travellers to a city much more ...
  6. Poor demand for electric vehicles as India grapples with pollution | Video
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    Poor demand for electric vehicles as India grapples with pollution | Video

    Hazardous levels of air pollution hitting the Indian capital New Delhi over the past week could turn the spotlight on the government's drive to ...
  7. An air traffic control tower is pictured on a smoggy morning at the Indira Gandhi International Air

    New Delhi in 'day-to-day battle' with smog as cool weather sets in

    Cooler temperatures and lighter wind trapped heavy smog over the Indian capital on Wednesday, pushing pollution to "severe" levels in many places ...
  8. Children wearing masks walk on a skywalk near Delhi - Meerut Expressway in New Delhi

    Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy

    Schools in India's capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public ...