Source: NPR

Lahore in Pakistan is one of the most polluted cities in the world, and many believe that local government is not doing enough to help resolve the problem of air pollution.

NPR reports that 128,000 people die from air-pollution illness every year across the country of Pakistan, and many more will continue to die as the air gets thicker.

Not much has worked in the past to urge the government to take action, but now a group called “Scary Moms” which is made up of lawyers, tech leaders and embassies, is pressuring local leaders to make changes.

“And it might be working — the government is set to roll out a new series of policies aimed at improving air quality,” reports NPR.

Read more about how this org is working to educate people on how to take care of themselves and the environment, and how it is helping to push the government toward making significant changes.

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Orgs Step Up to Rally for Changes in One of the World’s Most Polluted Cities

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