Air pollution causes 1.2 million deaths in India annually; Delhi most polluted: Greenpeace report

As many as 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution in India, a Greenpeace India¬†report published today says. Greenpeace’s report, titled ‘Airpocalypse,’ says Delhi is India’s most polluted city. The report is based on information obtained through online reports and Right to Information applications from State Pollution Control Boards across India, and assessments of air quality performed in 168 cities across 24 states and Union Territories. It claims that none of the 168 cities assessed complies with air quality standards prescribed by the World Health Organization…

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