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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Smog

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# India's capital
New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning
India’s capital city is blanketed in a poisonous smog every winter.
# India
India's capital is polluted with smog... but these Delhi offices have air as fresh as the Swiss Alps
The Paharpur Business Centre has more than 7,000 plants pumping fresh air into its offices.
# Smoghorn
Public health emergency declared as smog blankets Delhi
And worse may be to come.
# Smog
Spending a day in Delhi is the equivalent to smoking 40 cigarettes. We went to see for ourselves
The pollution during our visit was so bad you could taste and smell it.
# Smog
UN agency says 681 people died in Ireland from air pollution in one year
The UK had 16,355 deaths from air pollution in the same year, according to a WHO report released today.
# Smog
It isn't the fog that China is having difficulty seeing through
In some parts of the city smog has reached levels 17 times the recommended limit from the World Health Organisation.
# clapped out
China plans to take a lot of old bangers off the road this year
Up to six million, in fact. It’s in a bid to tackle the country’s “extremely grim” environmental situation.
# health risks
EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.
# Pollution
Fears for Ireland's air after health warnings in the UK
Ireland’s air quality suffered from dust that was carried from the Sahara desert over the weekend.
# Smog
Forget Paris, these are the world's most polluted cities
More than two million people die every year from breathing indoor and outdoor particle pollution.
# Pollution
Air pollution causes cancer - WHO
Air pollution has been put on the same level as tobacco in terms of the damage it causes.
# risk factor
Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows
Researchers found that there was “no threshold below which there was no risk” in a major study of 300,000 people.
# Smog
Helicopters 'water-bomb' Singapore to fight hazardous smoky haze
Sinagpore is shrouded in haze due to forest fires on the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra.
# Smog
"It creeps menacingly": When deadly smog choked Dublin's skies
In 1982, a number of deaths in Dublin were directly connected to high levels of smog. What happened next?
# Pollution
Gallery: The world's most polluted cities
Air pollution killed 1.3million people in 2008, according to the World Health Organisation. Here are the globe’s worst offenders…
# Wildfires
Moscow smog blamed for doubling death rate
Fires causing air quality to seriously deteriorate.
# Wildfires
Moscow update
# Wildfires
Moscow: city of smog (photos)
Smoke from peat fires which rage outside Russia’s capital have covered the city in thick smog, but life carries on.