The PBS NewsHour: Fighting to Breathe in the World's Most Polluted City

Full Video |08:02

The PBS NewsHour: Fighting to Breathe in the World's Most Polluted City

Full Video |08:02

Profiles pollution and air quality issues in Delhi, India, the world's most polluted city. The program explores how carbon dioxide, ozone, and fine carbon particles get trapped over India's capital, mostly due to dirty fuels, causing long-term health consequences such as lung and heart disease. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on some efforts to lessen the environmental toll on residents.


©2017 NewsHour Productions| Grade(s) 9-12

Related Topics

  • air pollution
  • air quality
  • carbon capture
  • diesel
  • environmentalism
  • heart disease
  • lung disease
  • plants
  • pollution
  • World Health Organization

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