India’s atmosphere polluted

Indians are breathing cancer-causing air according to recent reports. The air contains chemicals and toxic gases which at the present level is extremely dangerous. India is one of most polluted countries in the world. The country does not have any standard for the control of harmful chemicals and gases released in the atmosphere.

The study which was done in many India cities and villages indicate that the people are exposed to 45 dangerous chemicals including 13 carcinogens some levels which are 32,000 times higher than world standards. The chemicals found in the air virtually attacks most of the body system including eyes, nervous system, reproductive system. Although to reduce pollution the Indian government is planning a shift to compressed natural gas which could reduce pollution. However the government has no plans to cut down greenhouse gases which according to the Kyoto Protocol. Luckily considering them to be a developing nation there are exempted from the Protocol.

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