“Downplaying Greenpeace India’s recent report which said India overtook China’s air pollution levels in 2015, the Centre today said the study was based on “extrapolated and constructed” data “without” field validation.
“Greenpeace India published a report titled ‘Clean Air Action Plan: The Way Forward’ in February 2016. The report… is on the basis of NASA satellite data which is based on extrapolated and constructed data without field validation,” Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in a written reply in Lok Sabha. ” Economic Times. Read it on delhiair.org.
Government downplays NGO report on air pollution