The Centre for Science and Environment releases an in-depth report on the city of Kanpur as part of its ongoing initiative to build city action on clean air and mobility.
This citizens' report - City Action: Citizens Report on Air Quality and Urban Mobility, Kanpur, is the first in the series on city action that aims to deepen public and policy understanding of the growing public health and mobility crisis in our cities. Kanpur represents the dilemma of the second rung cities that are experienceing rapid growth. If ignored can lock up enormous pollution, energy guzzling and carbon. This report also captures our engagement with the citizens of Kanpur to understand the problems and the solutions.