Stories about Asia and the environment...that you probably haven’t heard yet. A new perspective on how different countries in Asia are tackling a changing planet.
Chermaine and Khoa move southeast and talk to a leading advocate in New Delhi who has successfully engaged the government there. Delhi’s air pollution is still one of the worst in the world, and we find out that instead of blowing north to Lahore…the pollution travels towards the pristine Himalayan mountains of Nepal and settles in the city of Kathmandu. Luckily, there is a new mayor there that might finally make a difference.
Guests (in order of appearance):
Anumita Roychowdhury, Center for Science and Environment India
Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times
Bhupendra Das, Nepal Energy and Environmental Development Services
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Producer and Co-Host: Khoa Tran
Co-Host: Chermaine Lee
Sound Engineer: Avery Choi
Associate Producer: Jack Lee
Lead Writer and Executive Producer: Marcy Trent Long
Intro/outro music: Alex Mauboussin
Music and Soundscape Credits:
Blue Dot Sessions: Taoudella
Baleh Shah music compilation
Economics Time India Nepal Health Emergency
Nepali Times survey on bad air quality