Air pollution



Bangladesh tears down brick kilns to fight toxic smog

  • Every autumn, brick kilns — which use coal and wood to fire bricks from clay — start up again, adding to the emissions
  • Authorities say tearing them down will make Dhaka’s air more breathable, but at the expense of thousands of kiln workers
By AFP ·

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