Air pollution kills 30,000 in Delhi every year


HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Air pollution is responsible for 10,000-30,000 deaths in Delhi annually and is the fifth largest cause of death in the country, states the ‘Body Burden 2015’ report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Tuesday.

U.N.: World population to reach 8.1B in 2025


Alexandra Olson

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations forecast Thursday that the world's population will increase from 7.2 billion today to 8.1 billion in 2025, with most growth in developing countries and more than half in Africa. By 2050, it will reach 9.6 billion.

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector, 1990-2010

Submitted by c.bernhardt.14 on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 14:01

"This figure shows worldwide greenhouse gas emissions by sector from 1990 to 2010. For consistency, emissions are expressed in million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalents. These totals include emissions and sinks due to land-use change and forestry.

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