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

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

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

Exercising in Delhi air pollution

At What Point Is Exercise in Delhi Pollution Harmful?

Air pollution is one of the biggest killers in Delhi. So, it would make sense to wonder whether exercising on a polluted day in Delhi does more harm than good. Below is a picture of people exercising in Delhi with PM2.5 air pollution levels at 150 micrograms or an AQI … Read more

Where Does Delhi’s Air Pollution Come From?

Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world. PM2.5 pollution levels often reach more than 10 times the World Health Organization’s annual limit. So what are the main sources of Delhi’s air pollution? Smart Air dove into the data to get to the root of where Delhi’s … Read more

Hyderabad Air Quality

Did Hyderabad’s Air Quality Improve in 2020?

How was Hyderabad’s 2020 air quality? Did Hyderabad’s air quality improve in 2020 compared to recent years? Air pollution in 2019 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 2020. Hyderabad’s … Read more

Air Pollution: Silent Killer

120,000 Deaths in India Due to Air Pollution in 2020

Air pollution kills hundreds of people in India every day. Due pollution being a “silent” killer, most do not even grasp how much pollution affects our health. As per WHO research over 92% of people in the world is breathing unsafe air with high air pollution levels. Statistics regarding deaths … Read more

Mumbai's 2020 air quality

Mumbai’s Air Quality Worsened in 2020

How was Mumbai’s 2020 air quality? Did Mumbai’s air quality improve in 2020 compared to recent years? Air pollution in 2019 averaged levels nearly 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 … Read more

Did Bangalore’s Air Quality Get Better in 2020?

How was Bangalore’s 2020 air quality? Did Bangalore’s air quality improve in 2020 compared to recent years? Bangalore air pollution in 2019 averaged levels nearly 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 … Read more

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