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The Great Smog of 1952, sometimes called The Big Smoke ,...

wikipedia - 14 Nov 2016
The Great Smog of 1952, sometimes called The Big Smoke , was a severe air-pollution event that affected the British capital of London in December 1952. A period of cold weather, combined with an anticyclone and windless conditions, collected airborne pollutants – mostly arising from the use of coal – to form a thick layer of smog over the city. It lasted from Friday, 5 December to Tuesday, 9 December 1952 and then dispersed quickly when the weather changed.
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The great smog of 2018

The Indian Express - 15 Oct 2018
Dateline, September 2018: After a heavy monsoon season, which dumped over 4,000 billion cubic millimetres of precipitation, civic authorities were severely stretched with treating flood victims and the increased cases of acute gastroenteritis, Japanese ...
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DNA In-Depth: Delhi braces for smog-filled winters

Daily News & Analysis - 13 Oct 2018
Having faced the wrath of what became infamous as the Great Smog of 2016, the Delhi government announced a long list of advance measures, most of which either remained on paper or became a cropper. In November last year, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ...
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How tackling smog could save the European economy €183bn - 09 Oct 2018
The scale and breadth of the air pollution challenge is remarkable. The report details how health impacts are remarkably long-lived and can mar an entire generation. "During the Great London smog, inhabitants were exposed to extreme levels of pollution ...
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Delhi's air quality hits alarming low

Daily News & Analysis - 14 Oct 2018
After lasting only for a day, Delhi's improved air quality deteriorated sharply on Saturday with the Air Quality Index (AQI) breaching the poor mark as states of Haryana and Punjab continued with stubble burning. The AQI, as recorded by the Central ...
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Delhi: At Times Foundation event, ideas to fight bad air

Times of India - 06 Oct 2018
With the air quality index readings beyond the maximum reading of 999, and the Indian Medical Association warning of 'disastrous health consequences', the so-called great smog of the capital drew urgent attention to the huge challenges posed by air ...
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Delhi's Infinity War of pollution

DailyO - 27 Sep 2018
Post-Diwali every year, along with good wishes and wealth, heavy smog is also ushered into the lives of Delhi residents every year. In fact, the post-Diwali pollution levels have been repeatedly compared with the Great Smog of London in 1952 — a ...
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With ethanol limits loosened, some worry about increased smog

Albany Times Union - 09 Oct 2018
Portions of New York, as well as other Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes states, and California and Texas, currently are not within EPA standards for smog formation, which was why the sale of E15 had not been allowed between June and Sept. 15.
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Smog reduction technologies could save EU citizens €183bn by 2025

Power Technology - 11 Oct 2018
Titled Clean Air Challenge, it was launched in response to news from the European Commission that smog could cause as many as one in ten premature deaths globally and could cost the EU €475bn over the next seven years, the equivalent of 2.9% of average ...
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Your guide to 16 great Georgia state parks

Atlanta Magazine - 11 Oct 2018
When you feel the pull of the outdoors, don't overlook the obvious choice: Georgia's 63 state parks and historic sites cover incredibly diverse terrain, from North America's largest blackwater swamp to one of the world's great mountain ranges ...

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