7 Myths About Air Pollution

Air pollution kills thousands of people every day. But due to pollution being a “silent” killer, most do not grasp how much pollution affects our health. In this article, we’ll debunk seven air pollution myths. Myth #1: Breathing polluted air makes you immune to it This is a common misconception …

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Where Does India’s Air Pollution Come From?

In our 2022 25 most polluted cities report, 9 Indian cities made the list. So where does India’s air pollution come from? Let’s dive into to see what the sources are of India’s serious air pollution. Sources of India’s Air Pollution: By Industry A study undertaken by Council on Energy, …

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How far can wildfire smoke travel?

How Far Can Wildfire Smoke Travel?

Wildfire smoke can travel a long way. And this wildfire smoke is a serious health concern. But how far can wildfire smoke travel exactly? Can someone in New York be affected by the California wildfires thousands of miles away? Do Australian bushfires affect the entire country? During the ravaging California …

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Manama Bahrain Air Pollution One of Worst in World

25 Most Polluted Cities in the World (2022 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 and 2022 air pollution data for 529 major cities from 88 countries around the world to create the 2022 updated ranking …

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Did Hyderabad’s Air Quality Improve in 2021?

How was Hyderabad’s 2021 air quality? Did Hyderabad’s air quality improve in 2021 compared to recent years? Air pollution in 2020 averaged levels over 4 times the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommended limit for PM2.5 levels. Smart Air dove into the data to see if there was any improvement in 2021. Hyderabad …

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Did Chennai Air Quality Get Better in 2021?

Chennai air quality worsened by 11.5% in 2021 compared to 2020. This leaves Chennai with air pollution levels 6 times higher than the World Health Organization’s annual limit. What are the trends in Chennai air quality and how does Chennai air pollution compare to other Indian cities? Chennai Air Quality: …

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Top 20 Most Polluted Countries in the World

Nearly all countries in the world have dangerous levels of air pollution, and the most polluted countries in the world have levels over 15 times the WHO recommended limit. Smart Air analyzed 2021 air pollution data provided by IQAir for 6475 cities from 117 countries to determine the most polluted …

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Mumbai During Lockdown

Mumbai Air Quality Exceeds 8 Times WHO Limit in 2021

Mumbai air quality improved 2% in 2021, compared to the previous year. These higher air pollution levels push Mumbai’s annual PM2.5 average to more than eight times the World Health Organization’s annual limit of 5 µg/m3. Let’s dive into what trends we see throughout the year with Mumbai air quality and …

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