Delhi Homes Record Poor Indoor Air Quality Low Willingness for Demanding Clean Air
TerraGreen|January 2022
In this article, Ashirbad Snehdip Raha tells us about a new research paper that measured indoor air quality in thousands of Delhi homes (across socioeconomic groups) between 2018 and 2020 and found very high levels of indoor air pollution and yet low demand for clear air or adoption of defensive behaviors. The study also observed that indoor PM 2.5 levels were consistently higher than those reported on the nearest outdoor government monitors. Surprisingly, PM 2.5 levels even inside more affluent homes were only 10 per cent lower than those found in poorer homes.
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