Air Quality Woes: A Joint Struggle for India and Pakistan
By Abdul Waheed Bhutto
Effectively addressing this challenge requires the governments of both India and Pakistan to prioritize year-round efforts aimed at reducing emissions.
India’s Rapidly-Growing EV Market
By Sibi Arasu
A $1.3 billion federal plan to encourage EV manufacturing and provide discounts for customers along with rising fuel costs is driving up sales.
Choked: Where Is New Delhi’s Response to Air Pollution?
By Aditya Srinivasan
Each year, Delhi spends the winter choked in dangerous smog. So why is the scale of the problem not matched by a desperate, crisis-mode policy response?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Golden Temple, Grey Air: Pollution in Amritsar
By Deepti Asthana
Pollution is threatening the world's holiest Sikh shrine.
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.
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."
The Slow Decay of the Taj Mahal
By Heenay Patel
How pollution and bureaucratic incompetence threaten to destroy India's greatest monument.