GN Bureau | February 23, 2015
Delhi is inhaling unacceptable levels of toxins. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has revealed shocking facts and data about the capital’s respiratory health which is vulnerable even if a person is commuting via public transport (which is seen as solution to the problem of air pollution)
People residing in Delhi, one of the world’s most polluted cities, are exposed to different pollution levels while travelling in mass modes such as buses, the metro, autos or while walking.
CSE has monitored air pollution levels in various modes of public transport to assess the amount of pollution that average citizens are exposed to on a daily basis while travelling in the city.
Here are the highlights of the findings:
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