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Blue sky over India . . .

PostPosted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 8:25 am
by Oscar
Blue sky thinking: what the coronavirus lockdown shows India about pollution and clearing the air

[ ... hows-india ]

April 6, 2020

Urban and industrial areas around the world are seeing pollution levels drop dramatically during the lockdown
Anti-pollution activists say India has the opportunity to rethink our policies on emissions and industry


"The virus that causes the Covid-19 illness has done wonders for the air. With the lockdown shutting factories, halting construction, taking cars off the road, ending flights, and immobilising almost 1.3 billion Indians, the result is the cleanest air anyone can remember for a long time. New Delhi and 90 other cities have recorded minimal air pollution, as have many other parts of the world including Hong Kong and China. . . . . "