Monday 5 November 2018

Apathetic Pollution Reforms Choke India – Here’s What Can Be Done

Air pollution harms our babies and rots our organs, bones, and mind. It can have a potentially lethal effect. The research on its ecological impact is creating knowledge, public demand and political will for implementing changes required to combat it. However, unless the attitude towards solving such problems changes, India will continue to struggle with air pollution.

While India leads in the number of cities adversely affected by the air pollution problem, it is not alone. London, Beijing, and Karachi are some other cities trying to deal with the issue of air pollution.

Combating air pollution is not impossible. The United States has halved their deaths due to air pollution since 1990. This time period coincides with their legislative and regulatory reforms in the approach towards the problem.

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