India’s air pollution policies more successful than water pollution ones: Michael Greenstone

October 10, 2014

Professor Michael Greenstone, The Milton Friedman Professor in Economics, the College, and the Harris School; Director of the Becker Friedman Institute; Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC); and Director of Urban Labs' Energy and Environment Lab says that effective environmental regulations in India are vital for the hundreds of millions of Indians who are seeing their life expectancy cut short due to high air pollution. And if India chooses to regulate greenhouse gases, it will be important for the world as India increasingly becomes a major emitter of greenhouse gases. 

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