'It's positively alpine!': Disbelief in big cities as air pollution falls

'It's positively alpine!': Disbelief in big cities as air pollution falls Delhi is one of many capitals enjoying improved air quality since restrictions were introduced due to the coronavirus The screenshots began to circulate on Delhi WhatsApp groups last week, captioned with varying expressions of disbelief. Having checked the air quality index, something of a sadistic morning ritual among residents of India’s capital, most could not believe their eyes.Gone was the familiar menacing red banner, indicating how each intake of breath is really just a toxic blast on the lungs, replaced instead by a healthy, cheerful green. Could it really be that Delhi’s pollution levels now fell into the category of… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/apr/11/positively-alpine-disbelief-air-pollution-falls-lockdown-coronavirus