Post Diwali there has been a media-wide hysteria regarding the pollution levels in the capital city of India – Delhi. While different media reports highlighted a myriad of numbers to describe the pollution severity as ranging from 8 to 42 times the safe limits, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) of the Union ministry of earth sciences, the levels of particulate matter in Delhi were recorded at… 596 more words