Most mornings in New Delhi, a haze gathers across the cityscape, as pollution from the city’s endless vehicles and factories. This pollution is something that the government is now calling an ‘economic’ threat to India as much as an environmental health one. Benchmark Minerals can vouch for this; on a recent visit to Delhi our flight’s landing was delayed due to high pollution levels preventing the pilot from landing safely.
“We have 12 of the most 15 polluted cities in the world,” explained Pawan Munjal CEO of Hero, India’s leading scooter manufacturer, which is the country’s . . .