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Latest Articles in air pollution

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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Waiting For The Government To Look Into Our Concerns Is Perhaps Another Way Of Passing The Buck: Tavleen Gill-Akoi

“So many trees have been cut down to pave way for development. Add to this rampant construction, black vehicular emissions, and a huge dump outside Delhi which is always on fire. This is what the children of Delhi are breathing in", Tavleen Gill-Akoi

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Delhi Smog: Going Solar Becomes Cheaper With Rising Air Pollution In The State

Delhi based Solar company Mysun waves off its solar installation processing fees for a limited time and introduces other financing schemes

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Air Pollution And Its Impact On Mental Health

It is important for each one of us to take certain measures at the individual level, read how can one reduce or prevent the effects of air pollution

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Building Smart Cities: Are They Liveable?

Rising pollution level, urban flooding, and contaminated water resources are threatening to make our cities unliveable. It needs timely government intervention to fix it

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Air Pollution In Delhi: Home Air Purifiers Might Come To Your Rescue

The price of an air purifier can range anywhere between Rs 8,000 to Rs 1, 00,000. There are a variety of air purifiers available in the market and before buying them you should check which one is suitable

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There Are Only 573 Air Quality Monitoring Stations In India: Vinay Pathak, 3M Personal Safety Division

The quality of the air we breathe is an important indicator of life expectancy, and with rising air pollution, it becomes integral to know about the various dimensions of air quality and pollution, especially with respect to the upcoming quarter, which will see a rise in pollutants. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Vinay Pathak, Asia Pacific Subject Matter Expert for Hearing Portfolio of 3M Personal Safety Division General Manager & Technical Head for 3M India Personal Safety Division, discusses air pollution and its impact, and potential ways to protect citizens from harm

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