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Mongolia’s new ‘cleaner’ fuel linked to deaths, illness

The Mongolian government is trying to battle dangerous smog levels in one of the world's most polluted cities by trying to offer replacements for coal

Millions in Indian capital endure ‘eye-burning’ smog

A poisonous haze envelops New Delhi every winter, caused by vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic smog chokes Bangkok

The Thai capital has been shrouded in murky haze for weeks, sparking social media criticism of the uneven response by the government

Pollution watchdog fines Delhi over toxic smog

The National Green Tribunal penalised the capital administration for its lack of oversight

Poisonous haze: Why the air we breathe could kill us

Climate change and air pollution could be conspiring against the continent, and fuelling new levels of death and disease.

China ‘winning’ war on smog, helping life expectancy — study

Cities have cut levels of PM 2.5 – the tiny airborne particles considered most harmful to health – by an average of 32% in just four years.

Delhi should follow Beijing’s example in tackling air pollution

While India struggles for answers to its urban air pollution crisis, Beijing is moving forward with strong resolve and effective policy

Hospitals fill up in New Delhi as ‘killer’ smog continues

'This smog is a silent killer. In the years to come, the severe effects of this polluted air in our bodies will reveal its deadly effects'

What’s PM 2.5 and why is the New Delhi smog so bad?

Enveloped by a choking shroud of toxic smog, New Delhi has declared a public health emergency as Lahore is also covered

Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi

Dense grey smog shrouded the roads of the world's most polluted capital.

China bugged by smug foreign smog logs

China has long insisted that other countries desist from meddling in its domestic affairs. Now it appears even smog reports for tourists are verboten.

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