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The next stop on the Chermaine and Khoa’s tour of Asia’s megacities is Lahore. This episode goes in depth to explore the political and social causes of air pollution, sheds light on what people can do in their everyday lives to improve the air quality in Lahore, and calls upon the youth of Pakistan’s capital to raise awareness to protect their own future.
Guests (in order of appearance):
Rafay Alam, Environmental Lawyer and Yale World Fellow
Abid Omar, Pakistan Air Quality Initiative
Ayesha Nasir, Lahore ScarryAmmi Mothers Group
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Producer and Co-Host: Chermaine Lee
Co-Host: Khoa Tran
Sound Engineer: Zoe Law
Associate Producer: Jack Lee
Executive Producer: Marcy Trent Long
Intro/outro music: Alex Mauboussin
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