Posts Tagged ‘air pollution’

Ameya: This is Talking Books from Juggernaut and the Indian Express. A show that brings you conversations with the best and brightest minds in India and takes you beyond books and into the world of ideas. Air pollution is becoming a bigger and bigger issue in our lives, especially in India. According to the World...

Dirty air is truly democratic. It cuts across caste and class barriers. Everyone breathes it and therefore everyone should have a strong interest in cleaning it up.  What do you do when it harms you just to breathe? Year after year, Delhiites dread this time of year. The festival of lights turns into the festival of...

An interview with Pallavi Aiyar, author of Choked!, the most important book on pollution you need to read now!

Read an excerpt from Pallavi Aiyar's Choked! to find out why

Less than 3 days to Diwali, and Delhi's air pollution levels are already Severe!

As my son approached his six-month-birthday, he began wheezing like a grandma on a mountaineering expedition. Our paediatrician said that it was common in babies in Beijing. — Pallavi Aiyar  This story is not unique to Beijing. Last year, a study revealed that 4 out of every 10 children in Delhi suffer from severe...