Indian commuters are hit by a thick blanket of smog on the outskirts of New Delhi. The country’s reliance on dirty energy, such as coal, is fuelling the pollution crisis. Photo: AP

India facing an energy and environmental crisis as dirty coal worsens pollution and renewables remain too pricey

Farmer suffered 70 per cent burns to his feet and ankles from an underground fire caused by a nearby power plant

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Indian commuters are hit by a thick blanket of smog on the outskirts of New Delhi. The country’s reliance on dirty energy, such as coal, is fuelling the pollution crisis. Photo: AP
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