A student wears a mask to guard against air pollution as he waits to be picked up at the gate of a public school in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Climate change poses lifelong risk to children’s health, experts warn

  • Children across the world are already suffering from air pollution and extreme weather events, but far worse is to come for future generations
  • These include airborne diseases, malnutrition caused by mass crop failures, and mental and physical trauma from increased flash flooding and wildfires
Topic |   Climate change

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A student wears a mask to guard against air pollution as he waits to be picked up at the gate of a public school in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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People make their way through thick smog in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua

Delhi smog hits ‘emergency’ levels as Britain’s Prince Charles visits

  • For second time in 10 days, level of deadly tiny particles in air reaches nearly 20 times safe limit set by World Health Organisation
  • India’s Supreme Court orders new clampdown, slamming government for lack of ‘constructive efforts’ to curb pollution
Topic |   India

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People make their way through thick smog in New Delhi on Wednesday. Photo: Xinhua
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