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When pollution is bad, we have to be more informed about the problem in advance and promote programs that avoid, improve, shift – just the way fuel is burnt in the city.
If after 20 years of dialogue we are exactly at the same (if not worse) place as we started at, how are we going to get better?
Real policy is not defensive short term emergency measures but something proactive spanning multiple years, and acting fast, local and through multiple agencies.
Brick kilns in India, a big source of greenhouse gases and other pollutants, need to use cost-effective technologies to reduce emissions.
Torture and abuse remain a part of daily life for a large number of children in India.
West Bengal has around 12,000 brick kilns, which employ an estimated six lakh people. According to the 2011 census, there were 550,092 child workers in West Bengal, a figure which is likely to have increased since.