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Latest Articles in air pollution

Over 1.2 Million Early Deaths In India Due To Air Pollution: Report

Out of these, 3 million deaths are directly attributed to PM2.5, half of which is from India and China together

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Air Pollution From Stubble Burning Costing India $30 Billion Annually: Study

The study that estimates -- for the first time -- the health and economic costs of CRB in northern India also found that CRB leads to an estimated economic loss of over $30 billion annually

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Smart Mobility Can Build More Sustainable Cities

Smart Mobility is the intelligent integration of shared mobility choices

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How Monitoring Air Quality Data Has Become Absolute Necessity

Here are 3 reasons that tell us how monitoring air quality data can help us understand the impact of outdoor air pollution and ultimately channel us towards reducing our carbon footprints

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Air Pollution: Nip it Now

A lot of rural India still uses fossil fuels such as coal, charcoal, and wood for cooking and heating purposes, which needs to be stop

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Delhi Govt Partners With Washington University For Joint Study On Air Quality Evaluation

The project duration will be 18 months. The work will be undertaken by the personnel of the Aerosol and Air Quality Research Laboratory which has expertise in identifying air quality problems and suggesting the solutions to curtail the emission for reducing the air pollutant release

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Delhi's Air Quality Remains 'Very Poor' Due To Unfavourable Weather Conditions

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said the overall air quality of Delhi continues to remain in the 'very poor' range

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Delhi Smog: Not Just A Winter Condition

Safeguarding the environment is not the responsibility of few but it is moral obligation and is the duty of every citizen

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Breathe Right: Choosing The Right Respirator To Combat Air Pollution

It is important to stay informed on the available options and choose the right respirator

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Smog Alert For Delhiites: Air Quality Nosedives Towards 'Very Poor' Category

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 293, just eight points below the "very poor" category, according to the Centre-run System of Air Quality Forecasting And Research

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Emergency Plan To Combat Air Pollution Rolled Out In Delhi-NCR

Under the emergency plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of Delhi

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Air Pollution Causes Premature Deaths In The Country

Air pollution causes a whopping number of nearly 6.5 lakh premature deaths in the country. Countless more are affected by minor, nagging ailments. Such a mammoth health issue must be addressed urgently

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Clean Air Campaign Will Be Replicated In 100 Non-attainment Cities: Vardhan

Delhi's air quality did not return to the "very poor" category after the start of the clean air campaign a fortnight ago, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said, adding that such campaigns will be replicated in about 100 non-attainment cities in the country.

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Less Time Gap Between Two Crops Motivates Farmers To Burn Stubble: Samit Deb, Chief People Officer, Birlasoft

Birlasoft is among the private players who are working towards a solution for this issue with their project named Shodhan. Shodhan project aims to curb biomass burning in Punjab

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5 Global Success Stories On Battling Air Pollution: Can Delhi Learn From Them?

Knee-jerk reactions to curb pollution are not a permanent solution to the crisis, but sustainable solutions which include strict legislative norms, citizen’s participation and community engagement on a massive scale and dispersion of eco-friendly technology may be effective in battling this crisis, which poses a threat to people and the environment.

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