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Indoor pollution in India contribute from 22 to 52% air pollution: UNEP

Indoor pollution in India contribute from 22 to 52% air pollution: UNEP

It said every day around 93 percent of the world's children under the age of 15 years breathe air that is so polluted it puts their health and development at serious risk.

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India's Indoor air quality may be worse than it is outdoors

India’s Indoor air quality may be worse than it is outdoors

The contribution of indoor air pollution is estimated to vary between 22 and 52 percent, according to a UNEP study which said emissions from household cooking and heating will need to be reduced to greatly improve air quality.

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India’s university chemistry facilities in need of overhaul

A recent explosion at a school laboratory in the eastern Indian state of Oddisha, which injured three students, has drawn attention to the poor laboratory facilities that students face in many of the country’s universities.

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Sacramento State workers say lab chemicals caused fertility problems, seek $80 million

Four Sacramento State employees are asking the university to pay $80 million in damages because of fertility problems they say resulted from exposure to hazardous chemicals in the science building.

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India tops world in bad air quality: Kanpur, Delhi among 15 worst cities, Mumbai 4th most polluted megacity

NEW DELHI: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) global air pollution database released in Geneva, India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations -- the worst being Kanpur with a PM 2.5 concentration of 173 micrograms per cubic metre, followed by Faridabad, Varanasi and Gaya.

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Speeding up plans to cut emissions may save 153 million lives, says study

New Delhi: At least 153 million premature deaths linked to air pollution could be avoided across major urban areas worldwide this century if governments across the world speed up their plans to cut fossil fuel emissions, said a new study released on Monday.

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