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list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

This list contains the list of cities by PM2.5 annual mean concentrati...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
This list contains the list of cities by PM2.5 annual mean concentration measurement whose measurement is greater than or equal to the air quality guideline (AQG) of 10 as documented by the World Health Organization covering the period from 2008 to 2013, with the majority of values for the years 2011 and 2012. The WHO database contains results of ambient (outdoor) air pollution monitoring from almost 1600 cities in 91 countries. Air quality in the database is represented by the annual mean concentration of
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

This City in India Has Terrifying Air Pollution

Mother Jones - 15 Aug 2018
In 2017, concentrations of PM2.5—the most dangerous type of particulate pollution—in Patna's busiest streets met Indian air quality standards only 81 out of the 311 days that were monitored. On the worst days, the city can experience astronomical ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

Gasping for Air in India's Industrial North

CityLab - 13 Aug 2018
In 2017, concentrations of PM2.5—the most dangerous type of particulate pollution—in Patna's busiest streets met Indian air quality standards only 81 out of the 311 days that were monitored. On the ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

Air pollution in Jakarta, an invisible health threat

Jakarta Post - 14 Aug 2018
Elliot identified pollutants in major cities, which include lead (Pb), carbon monoxide (CO), sulfur dioxide ( SO2 ), nitrogen dioxide ( NO2 ), ozone ( O3 ) and microscopic particulate matter (PM). “The invasiveness of particulate matter is one such a ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

25 Most Polluted Cities in the World

24/7 Wall St. - 23 Apr 2018
Heavy industrialization and a rising standard of living are the most common causes of high concentrations of air pollution in the cities on this list — though they are not the only culprits. In some of the most polluted cities, high concentrations of ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

Patna 5th, Gaya 4th most polluted: WHO

Times of India - 02 May 2018
Suspended road dust particles, vehicular emission and smoke billowing out of brick kilns have been linked to higher level of respiratory suspended particulate matter (PM 10) in Patna. The WHO in the month of October 2013 classified outdoor air ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

Four Years After Declaring War on Pollution, China Is Winning

New York Times - 13 Mar 2018
How did China get here? In the months before the premier's speech, the country released a national air quality action plan that required all urban areas to reduce concentrations of fine particulate matter pollution by at least 10 percent, more in some ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

Los Angeles, 6 other California cities top 'most polluted' list

Smart Cities Dive - 19 Apr 2018
The Health Effects Institute (HEI) this week also released its State of Global Air report, which found 95% of the global population lives in areas where outdoor fine particulate matter concentration exceeds the World Health Organization's air quality ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

With world's worst air, Indian city struggles to track pollution

Reuters - 15 May 2018
The WHO ranking is based on 2016 data from the Central Pollution Control Board on the amount of particulate matter (PM) under 2.5 micrograms - the smallest, most dangerous particles that can lodge deep in the lungs - found in every cubic meter of air.
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

World's Most Polluted City Is No Longer in India or China

The Weather Channel - 25 Oct 2017
In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO), documenting the most polluted cities around the globe, ranked Zabol, Iran, as having the world's dirtiest air. Zabol had the highest annual mean concentration of fine particulate matter with a diameter of ...
list of most polluted cities in the world by particulate matter concentration

14 of world's 15 most polluted cities in India

Times of India - 02 May 2018
NEW DELHI: Delhi is not the most polluted city in the world. But that's hardly any reason to cheer. The WHO global air pollution database released in Geneva early Wednesday morning reveals that India has 14 out of the 15 most polluted cities in the ...

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