Delhi shuts down all schools as air pollution hits emergency levels

Air pollutants are reportedly more than 20 times the maximum daily limit recommended by the World Health Organization

Government urged to ban wood-burning stoves by 2027

Despite having more than 19,000 complaints about toxic wood smoke in the last six years, local authorities have issued just 19 penalties, according to campaign group

India plugs in fans to fight against air pollution

Forty giant fans have been installed on the country’s first so-called smog tower to filter nearly 1,000 cubic metres of air per second

Nearly 82 countries exceeded WHO fine particulate matter limits in 2020

Delhi continued to be the most polluting capital in the world, a new IQAir quality report finds

Government to set out legally-binding targets to build back better and greener by end of 2022

Introduced to underpin the Environment Bill, the ‘ambitious’ targets will also apply to any future governments