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About LetMeBreathe

LetMeBreathe started out as a call to action in 2017 during peak pollution months in India. Today it has become India’s largest platform on climate change, pollution and sustainability stories. Powered by creators, experts and decision makers.

We’re building the next generation of independent environment champions who move beyond dystopia and choose action and hope.

Browse some of the coverage we received recently
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By Joe Sebastian
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Actor and climate-activist Leonardo DiCaprio has once again turned his attention to climate conditions in India. This time the focus being the dismal air quality in the country’s capital of Delhi.  In an Instagram post, the 45-year-old star shared pictures from a protest organised earlier this month at India Gate to demand government action against […]
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By LMB Staff
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Varanasi known for its heritage and culture is also known as one of the most polluted cities in the world. According to reports by the World Health Organization (WHO), Varanasi ranks third as the world’s most polluted cityamong 4,300 world cities. 14 out of the top 15 cities are from India with Kanpur ranking first in […]
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By LMB Staff
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi, which goes to polls on Sunday, continues to have only one air quality monitoring station, despite being ranked as among the top 3 most polluted cities in the world three years ago, a Right to Information request has found.
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By LMB Staff
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I call Delhi my home. And why shouldn’t I? I’ve lived here for over 30 years and went through all of its phases it had to offer.  As a child, I developed chronic bronchitis while staying in the city and it made me uncomfortable from time to time. It was nothing major to worry about […]
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By LMB Staff
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In the wake of the air pollution reaching alarming levels in Delhi, hundreds of people gathered near the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate Tuesday evening, demanding government action. “My eyes and lungs are burning while I talk right now,” said Aman Sharma, a student at the protest. “I suffer from rhinitis, which has gotten […]
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By LMB Staff
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The year 2020 has brought so many firsts and new experiences, and this year’s Earth Day, April 22, will certainly be among them. Because we can’t go outside and participate in collective experiences, we are celebrating the Earth on Twitter this year. The conversation on Twitter has spiked 285% around the discussion of action and innovation in sustainability, and […]
By Joe Sebastian
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L’ « airpocalypse » est de retour pour une nouvelle saison. La capitale indienne suffoque depuis plusieurs jours déjà dans un épais brouillard de pollution. La brume toxique qui enveloppe Delhi laisse difficilement passer les rayons du soleil et plonge la ville dans une grisaille quasi-apocalyptique. Dès le petit matin, la pollution s’immisce dans les […]
By Joe Sebastian
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Air pollution levels have skyrocketed over the past few years in India, making the very simple act of breathing, one of the most dangerous things you can do today. Amidst all the smog, a New Delhi-based organisation is trying to make a little room for air. Let Me Breathe is a platform that curates stories […]
By Joe Sebastian
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This year has brought many firsts and new experiences and this year’s Earth Day, April 22, is certainly among them. While people cannot get outside and participate in the outdoor and collective experiences in person, they are celebrating the Earth on Twitter.The conversation on Twitter has spiked 285 per cent around the discussion of ‘action’ […]
By Joe Sebastian
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CS Grewal, a powerfully-built man of 54, sporting a long grey beard, red turban and curved Shepard’s stick cuts a striking figure as he walks purposely across the land on the edge of his seven-acre organic vegetable farm in the state of Pubjab in northern India. Black smoke slowly rises from his neighbour’s farm as […]
By Joe Sebastian
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CNA’s award-winning flagship investigative series returns for the seventh year to uncover the hard truths in the underbelly of Asia and shine the light on the plight of the disenfranchised and the displaced. This season, we get to investigate the unexpected fallout in Indonesia from China’s decision to ban plastic waste; the causes and consequences of […]
By Joe Sebastian
Awards
Accolades we’ve received
letmebreathe.in bags the mBillionth award under ‘Government and Citizen Engagement’ category. The mBillionth Award is the leading platform to recognize and honour excellence in mobile innovations, applications and content services for public good, in South Asia, organized by the Digital Empowerment Foundation and the World Summit Award.