Air pollution cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years: Report
Source: The Times of India, Date: February , 2015
that India's poor air quality is cutting short lives is increasing pressure on
the government to speed up corrective measures. The latest pointer to the
magnitude of the problem is a study by environmental economists from University
of Chicago, Harvard, and Yale. Their report, published on Saturday, says that
99.5% of the Indian population breathes air that has pollutants way above the
levels considered to be safe by the World Health Organization.