One-way traffic: children hold cloths over their faces as pollution covers New Delhi

“The Indian capital, one of the world’s largest and most polluted cities, has launched an experimental scheme banning private cars on alternate days in the first significant move in over a decade to tackle worsening air pollution. Under the “odd-even” rule, cars in the National Capital Territory of Delhi with odd number plates can be driven only on odd dates of the month for the next fortnight, while those with even numbers can circulate on even dates. About 25m people live in the greater Delhi area…” Read it on

Delhi forces cars off roads in anti-pollution drive