No air to breathe: India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air Pollution last year

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- November 17, 2016


India overtook China in number of the deaths precipitated because of air pollution inside the year 2015.

According to a study by Greenpeace, India has recorded a consistent growth within the number of air pollution deaths within the beyond decade.

The take a look at showed a continuous increase in the number of premature deaths in India since 1990.  In 2015, India witnessed 3,283 premature deaths per day, whereas China had 3,233 deaths.

increasing air pollution in delhi

“It surely indicates that China’s robust measures to address pollution have contributed to the year-on-year air exceptional improvement on record, while in evaluation, India’s pollution ranges have extended over the past decade. This take a look at ought to be taken seriously as this a testimony of degradation of ambient air quality in India and instant moves need to be taken by means of the concerned authorities,” Sunil Dahiya of  Greenpeace India says inside the report.

Pollution in Delhi

He introduced that China adopted a very strict policy to control emission standards for thermal power plants in 2011, and a coordinated action plan in year 2013, which led to the reduction in pollution ranges, subsequently halting the increase in air pollution deaths.

Checkout the infographics from the report which demonstrates how bad India fares in comparison to China:

India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air Pollution

Checkout Illustrations that showing pollution levels over the years:

India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air PollutionYear 2005

India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air PollutionYear 2011

Delhi Pollution Stats
Year 2015

Comparison with US and EU

India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air Pollution

India’s most polluted citiesIndia Beat China In Deaths Due To Air Pollution

Change in average particle pollution in 10 years

India Beat China In Deaths Due To Air Pollution

 

 


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