“Somewhat like errant schoolchildren who dread their annual report cards, government institutions and experts are wary about periodic findings by international agencies regarding the country’s environment and quibble about such data rather than take on board their implications.

A blanket of smog shrouds Shejanabad and the Jama Masjid area in Old Delhi on thursday. Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi New Delhi 091117

A case in point is the latest survey by the World Health Organisation (WHO) — conducted every two years — of the most polluted air in cities around the world. It shows that 14 of the 15 worst cities were from north India, forming a band from Jodhpur in the west to Muzaffarpur in the east. Kanpur figured right on top of the list.” The Indian Express
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