As a pioneering effort to confront the twin problems of cleaning the air while facilitating robust economic growth, India launched the world's first market for particulate pollution in Surat in 2019. The effort is now expanding to other regions and emissions.
The Clean Air Market consists of a collaboration of government, industry and research partners.
Particulate matter (PM) air pollution, which is predominantly the result of fossil fuel combustion, is recognized as the most deadly form of air pollution globally. Learn more about what it is, where it comes from, and how it is a risk to your health.