Air Pollution

[op-ed snap] India has 13 of the 20 most polluted cities of the world-WHO IIop-ed snap

  1. Financial efforts: Adopt new technologies that cut down on harmful emissions, rural women should be compensated for switching to cleaner-burning cook stoves
  2. Farmers who now burn agricultural stubble need both financial and technical help to instead gather up that waste and convert it to energy
  3. Build new coal-fired power plants, use less-expensive solar power
  4. India’s advantages over China: Independent courts, free media, thriving environmental watchdogs
  5. India is at an earlier stage of development, it has a chance to avoid some of the mistakes its larger neighbour made

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