Delhi's Poisonous Air is Damaging Its Children for Life

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  1. t_co

    t_co Senior Member Senior Member

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    Landmark study lies buried: How Delhi’s poisonous air is damaging its children for life | The Indian Express

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqpJSZH-834

     
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  3. Free Karma

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    Indian express, an newspaper thats lost a lot of credibility that even calls terrorists as poor smugglers, constantly puts out foreign agenda based bs :lol:

    Anyway you will see more of this media pressure in future.
    The Fog of War Over India’s Polluted Skies | Foreign Policy
    There will some increase in pollution when industrialization happens, it cant be helped.
     
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    It is unfortunate that Government official regardless of the country keep sweeping the facts under the carpet till citizens start tightening the screws on them it is than they react. We have to start taking advantage of technology to counter the effects of pollution and save our generation from ill effects of pollutants in the air. Let us see what they do with the hard work of three years of study. Is it going to gather dirt on shelves or any remedial action will be taken.

    I have learned from various newspaper articles that the pollution is even worse than before the Beijing Olympics.
     
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    I got bronchitis last year because of the smog.
    You can easily yell the difference b/w the air quality in Delhi and noida. I have to spent a week in my village to get back to my original self.
     
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    According to a report compiled by world health organization, air pollution in Delhi is worse than beijing, making Delhi the filthiest city on the planet.

    Reading that, I wonder how indian posters here have got the nerve to lecture Chinese on how to protect environment.

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    Mad Indian Proud Bigot Veteran Member Senior Member

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    Death from Poverty and starvation trumps Environmentalist BS anytime. People worried about environment more than jobs can quit the jobs causing pollution and go live in the village hellholes with no jobs and no pollution
     
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    Its similiar to Chinese posters here who have the nerve to lecture us on Democracy when they cant decide for themselves what they can do with their private parts. Come on, you guys have no freedom to decide how many children you guys can have(which is a freedom even animals have) and here you guys are lecturing us on Democracy and Freedom? It cant get any pathetic than that. This Indian lecture to Chinese on environment is very similar in that they are both grounded on stupidity.
     
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    It should be used as an opportunity to counter the pollution and create more jobs all over the nations. only cowards and looser will quit or ask others to do it and run away from the issues instead of finding a solution.
     
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    There is a faulty in your argument:

    Yes, Chinese posters are making their argument regarding democracy based on their experience since their non-democratic system indeed outperform India's democracy in certain areas-- they are living longer, eating better and earning more, etc. You can say they are wrong, but not groundless.
    The Indian posters, however, are lecturing in the area where they are performing even worse.
     
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    @Mad Indian

    @nimo_cn never talked about Democracy in his post. It is you who is making this about Democracy, when it is actually about the Indian citizenry being lied to by their own polluting businesses and corrupt government.

    As for Delhi's air - New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world:

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/20...acute-air-pollution-world-health-organisation
     
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    For the hundredth time - China is "outperforming" India not because of political/social system, but because you reformed your economic system 13 years before India did. 13 years makes a lot of difference. The economy can quadruple in 13 years, if the avg. growth rate is 10% (calculate it and see).
     
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    The scary thing is that Delhi doesn't even have that much industry. It's a bit puzzling how Delhi could have the worst air in the world when it's nowhere near as industrialized as so many other global cities. Is this due to Delhi's geography? I've seen that explanation but I don't remember the exact details or whether it made ense.
     
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    PredictablyMalicious Punjabi Senior Member

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    That's a silly statement. Don't let your visceral reactionary tendencies get the better of your cognitive abilities.
     
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    Pollution in Delhi is at alarming levels,if nothing is done right now,rest assured just about everyone living there would be dying of cancer and other ailments.
     
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    LIKE RAPOGANDA these west'n Bastards started caring pollution&children in 3rd world countries.And guess what white bootlickers arrived already.

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    With @8 rate, we are not reach Superior white percapita pollution level even after 3 decades
     
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    China is a successful country and we are not,therefore there is nothing wrong in learning a thing or two from them.

    China has shown that a country can succeed despite having an authoritarian regime.In case of India,one sees that despite being a liberal democracy the country is a mess.

    One Child policy might have skewed the sex ratio and created few other social issues but it has atleast it prevented the birth of additional 400-500 million people who would have strained the country's resources.

    In case of India,the demographics is rapidly turning into a disaster.There are very few jobs for the youngsters and the government is left with very little money to provide for the people.
     
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    Again the same bullshit. :bs:

    Economic development and progress has nothing to do with authoritarianism or liberal democracy or any of that shit. It depends on economic policies.

    We adopted sensible economic policies 13 years after China, that's the only reason we are behind them. It may be news to you, but growth is exponential, and 13 years makes a difference of 300-400%. Please calculate it and see for yourself - simple mathematical compounding function.
     
  19. Mad Indian

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    No the argument that democracy is worse than dictatorship because democracy slows development is non-sequitor. A does not follow B, as there are democracies better functioning than Dictorships and Dictatorships performing worse than Democracy

    And You talk about dangers of Democracy when you dont even know what it means. Thats just called talking out of the ass/making shit up without knowing anything

    Lol. One city and its statistics trumps everything else? China indeed has more pollution than India - but it does not matter

    This very notion is flawed. Pollution is a by product of development and Indians calling out Chinese on their pollution are nothing more than Pot calling Kettle black
     
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    Mad Indian Proud Bigot Veteran Member Senior Member

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    Look, you live in a country where starvation and poverty is not a big problem. So you can afford crazy expensive environmentalist BS. But we dont have that luxury. Our first priority is rapid development and upliftmment of people from poverty as quickly as possible. In this situation - the 5+ years of health benefit from environment is trumped by the 50+ years of life saved by preventing deaths due to starvation and the social issue resulting from poverty.

    As I said, Poverty eradication trumps environmental BS anytime.

    May be after India becomes filthy rich like that of US - India can contemplate sqaundering that wealth with Environmental BS
     
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    People die of cancer at an age of 65+. People die of Starvation and poverty at an age of 0-50 depending on the situation. Sorry, I find the latter to be more pressing.
     

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