Did India Air Pollution Improve in 2021?

How did India air pollution fare in 2021? Did the COVID-19 second wave affect air quality in India? Smart Air analyzed 2021 India air pollution data for five of India’s major cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, and Hyderabad. 2021 India Air Pollution Report Of the five major Indian cities analyzed … Read more

20 Least Polluted Cities in India (2022 Rankings)

Looking to find one of the least polluted cities in India to get a break from the air pollution? Smart Air analyzed air pollution data for dozens of Indian cities to generate the 2022 ranking of the “20 Least Polluted Cities in India”. Scroll down below for the full rundown … Read more

Delhi smog tower

Delhi Unveils Smog-Fighting Purifier Tower, But Does It Work?

Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world. PM2.5 pollution levels reach more than 10 times the World Health Organization’s annual limit. To combat air pollution, the Delhi government recently installed a new smog tower in the center of the city. But will this Delhi smog tower have an effect … Read more

20 Most Polluted Cities in India (2022 Rankings)

Air pollution is one of the leading causes of death in India. So which cities in India are the most polluted? Smart Air analyzed 2021 air pollution data for dozens of Indian cities to generate the 2022 ranking of the “20 Most Polluted Cities in India”. Scroll down below for … Read more

2021 Diwali Pollution: Worst in Delhi’s Recent History?

What effect did 2021 Diwali have on Delhi air pollution? We previously discussed Diwali’s serious impact on Delhi air pollution. But how did 2021 Diwali pollution compare to past years? Analyzing 2021 Diwali Air Pollution in Delhi To get to the bottom of this, the Smart Air team in India … Read more

How Much Air Pollution Does Diwali Create?

News reports suggests people are now more aware that fireworks increase Diwali air pollution in Delhi, and there were reports of reduced sales of fireworks. But with 22 million people, Diwali must go on. So that got me thinking: just how much air pollution does Diwali create in India? We … Read more

Manama Bahrain Air Pollution One of Worst in World

25 Most Polluted Cities in the World (2021 Rankings)

Air pollution is one of the leading causes of death around the world. But which cities and countries are the most polluted in the world? Smart Air analyzed 2021 air pollution data for 540 major cities from 182 countries around the world to produce the 2021 ranking of the “25 … Read more

Chandigarh's Smog Tower

Chandigarh Gets Its First Smog Tower, But Does It Work?

Chandigarh is the first planned modern city in India. But with PM2.5 air pollution levels nearly 8 times higher than the WHO recommended limit, the city has turned to a novel solution to help improve its air quality: smog towers. The question is, will Chandigarh’s smog tower help improve air … Read more

Bangalore Gets Its First Smog Tower, But Does It Work?

Although Bangalore is one of India’s fastest-growing cities, this has come at the cost of more air pollution. According to Greenpeace South Asia in 2020, an estimated 12,000 people in Bangalore died due to air pollution. To help improve Bangalore’s air pollution, the city has installed its first smog tower. … Read more

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