November 20, 2019, 11am PST
Vehicle pollution is making cities around the world unlivable. Some cities have taken steps to curb auto use and emissions, with varying levels of success.
November 15, 2017, 6am PST
It's not the poor visibility but the air quality, ten times worse than Beijing, that has caused the airline to stop flying to New Delhi.
February 19, 2016, 5am PST
Photographer and architect Lars Mortensen captured the new face of urbanization in Gurgaon, a suburb of New Delhi. The scales involved are unprecedented, and rich and poor live in close proximity.
January 22, 2016, 9am PST
Reporting from the world's most polluted capital, Julie McCarthy speaks with Ari Shapiro on NPR's "All Things Considered." McCarthy talks glowingly about how successful the two-week trial went in reducing pollution and congestion even more so.
December 21, 2015, 2pm PST
It took an act of the Supreme Court for India to address the incredibly unhealthy levels of particulate matter in New Delhi. New rules are aimed at diesel cars, SUVs, and taxis. In Beijing, pollution triggered a red alert for only the second time.
The New York Times - Asia Pacific
October 22, 2015, 2pm PDT
Dehli's Aam Aadmi Party-led government announced steps to ensure that pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport users get preference over car users.
June 17, 2014, 7am PDT
Urbanization may turn conventional thinking about vaccinations on its head, at least in India.
September 28, 2013, 5am PDT
The increase in vehicular speeds, removal of street hawkers, and addition of gated neighborhoods are all seen as contributing to a rise in crimes against women in New Delhi and other Indian cities. How can planning and design reverse this trend?
April 23, 2013, 10am PDT
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim explains why climate change is a poverty issue - and why we must tackle it today to ensure that carbon emissions do not continue rising after 2016. Establishing a world price on carbon will be difficult to achieve.
PBS NewsHour - The Rundown
April 19, 2013, 10am PDT
According to a newly released report by the Paris-based International Energy Association (IEA), "Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013", notwithstanding some bright spots, there is little progress in reducing the carbon content of energy sources.
The Hill's Energy & Environment Blog
February 6, 2013, 8am PST
Global leaders met last week in New Delhi to discuss climate change mitigation through sustainable development measures. For those on the front lines of climate change, the intransigence of the U.S. has sparked concern, reports Joanna Zelman.
January 1, 2013, 5am PST
Delhi’s unpleasant pollution predicament, and its ensuing health consequences, are causing environmentalists, doctors and local officials to grow increasingly alarmed.
July 31, 2012, 11am PDT
For the second day in a row, massive blackouts have brought India's cities to a standstill as trains, traffic lights, and ATMs failed in New Delhi and throughout 14 states across the north and east of the country.
October 26, 2011, 10am PDT
The government plans to build 24 industrial cities that stretch from New Delhi to Mumbai for a corridor bigger in land size than Japan, write Matthias Williams and Lyndee Prickitt for Reuters.
March 30, 2011, 8am PDT
As cities grow, the spaces within them that are truly public diminish, according to this piece. But even with few public spaces, public activities can still thrive.
March 11, 2011, 5am PST
Architects and planners in New Delhi are collaborating to create three new visions of the city, all based around the concept of sustainability.
March 9, 2011, 9am PST
With high development occurring in India, new mapping technologies can greatly help smart growth in the burgeoning country.
December 5, 2010, 1pm PST
After decades of being a nation of rural dwellers, Indians are rapidly moving into cities in search of better jobs, but the housing infrastructure is not keeping pace.
October 5, 2010, 5am PDT
As the Commonwealth Games get underway in New Delhi, India, locals are upset that officials have made efforts to hide slum areas from the view of visitors.
February 3, 2009, 5am PST
This three-part series from the <em>BBC</em> looks at bicycles in the modern world -- from Paris to Uganda to India.