November 21, 2020
Banning Fireworks on Diwali: A Window Into Money and Politics in India
By Prashant Waikar
What looks like an eminently sensible decision, given the extremely polluting effects of fireworks, has become a politically contentious issue.
October 31, 2020
How India Can Breathe Better: The Case Against Coal
By Jenaina Irani
India can’t get a grip on its air pollution crisis until it begins a true transition to renewable energy.
October 30, 2020
India’s Toughest COVID-19 Test Still Lies Ahead
By Soma Basu
Winter smog, religious festivals and election campaigns pose a crucial test of India’s pandemic management.
March 03, 2017
Report: China and India Have World's Deadliest Air Pollution
By K.S. Venkatachalam
The Health Effects Institute finds India and China to be the deadliest air polluting countries of the world.
January 11, 2017
Golden Temple, Grey Air: Pollution in Amritsar
By Deepti Asthana
Pollution is threatening the world's holiest Sikh shrine.
November 19, 2016
Fighting India's Pollution and Climate Change at the Same Time
By Zeenat Masoodi
Short-lived climate pollutants are responsible for both Delhi's choking smog and a significant part of global warming.
October 25, 2016
How One Indian City Is Beating Air Pollution
By Isa Soares
"The small city of Tezpur in the tea region of Assam has become India’s cleanest city."
August 01, 2016
The Slow Decay of the Taj Mahal
By Heenay Patel
How pollution and bureaucratic incompetence threaten to destroy India's greatest monument.