Delhi will record world’s largest number of premature deaths due to air pollution: The Times of India

Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 2.52.17 PM“In another 10 years, Delhi will record the world’s largest number of premature deaths due to air pollution among all mega cities in the world. By 2025, nearly 32,000 people in Delhi will die solely due to inhaling polluted air. However it will be another Indian city – Kolkata that will record the highest number of such deaths by 2050.Kolkata will see its number of premature deaths spike between 2025 and 2050 and will record 54,800 deaths due to air pollution – more than Delhi which will record 52,000 deaths and Mumbai with 33100 deaths during the same year. Together, these three Indian cities topped the list of premature deaths due to harmful particles like PM2.5 and O3 in the air.” The Times of India. Read it on delhiair.org

Delhi will record world’s largest number of premature deaths due to air pollution

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