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India chokes as farmers set fields on fire

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Agricultural habits are among the worst offenders when it comes to pollution. In India, stubble burning - or the setting on fire of the straw or organic waste left behind after a field's harvest - is common practice. In the state of Punjab, a vast agricultural plain in the vicinity of the capital New Delhi, thousands of fields are burning... while the population is suffocating.

Added on the 03/12/2018 12:43:18 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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