NEW STUDY: Air pollution from India’s stubble burning leads to USD 30 billion economic losses, poses significant health risk

Mar 4, 2019


Press Release

NEW STUDY: Air pollution from India’s stubble burning leads to USD 30 billion economic losses, poses significant health risk

  • Three-fold risk increase of respiratory diseases from crop residue burning  
  • Economic loss estimated to be nearly USD 30 billion annually

New Delhi: Living in districts with air pollution from intense crop residue burning (CRB) is a leading risk factor…