Are we doing our environment justice?
“It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.”
NEW DELHI : Till date Delhi’s environment has suffered enough due its citizens indifference and its authorities negligence. There may be those who do their bit in order to conserve its last bits, but they exist as dominated minority in the capital.
These are some facts : (AIR POLLUTION)
Delhi’s average particulate matter lesion is 261 mcg/m³
Chandani Chowk’s 354 mcg/m³ which is second highest in India.
Particulate matter pollution surged by 47% between 2000 and 2011. All this despite flyovers and Metro.
Delhi alone adds 1100 new personal vehicle a day.
Marketshare of diesel cars is more than 50% of sales.
By 2010, there were 1.2 million vehicles entering and leaving Delhi every day and 70% of them were cars.