WHO says 99% of world's population breathes poor-quality air

The U.N. health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn't meet its standards for air quality, calling for more action to reduce fossil-fuel use, which generates pollutants that cause respiratory ...

Wine: New and old vs emerging and established

For decades, the primary division in the world of wine was between the "Old World" of European wines and the "New World" of North America, Australia ND New Zealand, South Africa, and elsewhere. There is a need to update this ...

EXPLAINER: Why India has repeated air pollution problems

New Delhi struggles with pollution year-round, but the problem becomes acute during fall and winter months. On Wednesday, the concentration of tiny pollution particles was nearly 30 times above the level deemed safe over ...

Farm fires stoke Indian capital's pollution crisis

Crackling flames and plumes of smoke rise from the earth as farmers set their fields alight in northern India—an annual post-harvest practice that shrouds New Delhi in toxic smog.

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