Air Pollution

2 billion children breathe toxic air worldwide, UNICEF says II

  1. Measures to reduce pollution: New Delhi has barred cargo trucks from city streets
  2. Required drivers to buy newer cars that meet higher emissions standards
  3. Carried out several weeks of experimental traffic control, limiting the number of cars on the road
  4. But other pollution sources including construction dust and cooking fires fueled by wood or kerosene continue unabated
  5. It launched a smartphone application called “Change the Air” inviting residents to send photos and complaints about illegal pollution sources

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