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Latest Articles in air pollution

Now Is The Right Time To Start Thinking About Air Quality

Staying indoors doesn’t guarantee safety from the harmful pollutants outside. Staying inside may seem like we’re shutting pollution out, but in reality, we’re shutting it in

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Air Pollution Linked To More Severe Covid: Study

The researchers modelled historical exposure to three common air pollutants before the pandemic - fine particulate matter (PM2.5), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and ground-level ozone (O3)

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Air Pollution Linked To Deadly Heart Rhythm Disorder, Says New Study

Exposure to high levels of air pollution is associated with a life-threatening heart condition, according to a study

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Over 23.5 Lakh Pollution Led Premature Deaths In India In 2019, Highest In World: Study

The majority of air pollution related deaths -- 9.8 lakh -- in India were caused by ambient PM2.5 pollution -- tiny pollution particles in the air that are two and one half microns or less in width, the researchers said

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Balvi Fund, ActiveBuildings Join Hands To Deploy Air Quality Monitors

Under the agreement, ActiveBuildings will deploy 5,000 Indoor Air Quality monitors and 10,000 air cleaners in the next one year to keep indoor air pollution in check and to collect real-world data on indoor air quality

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Delhi Govt Likely To Offer Electric 2-Wheelers With EMI Option To Its Employees

The government had on Thursday announced a major plan to push e-cycles -- first 10,000 electric cycle buyers will get a purchase incentive of 25 percent (up to Rupees 10,000), while the first 1,000 will get an extra incentive of Rupees 2,000

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Air Pollution: Panel Orders Immediate Closure Of Industries In NCR For Not Using Cleaner Fuels

The CAQM said violating industries/industrial units will not be permitted to operate till December 12, 2021 and the position will be reviewed for further decisions.

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Air Pollution: Delhi Extends Ban On Entry Of Trucks, WFH For Govt Staff

Though the order issued by the environment department did not make it clear if the curbs on construction and demolition activities will continue, a senior official said the ban has been lifted.

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WFH Policy, Ban On Industries Being Mulled To Tackle Air Pollution In National Capital

"On Monday, DPCC teams went to see whether the measures are being implemented and they found that the construction work has been stopped," Rai told reporters.

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Delhi's Air Quality Improves; Govt To Submit Lockdown Proposal To SC

The air quality index of neighbouring Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, Greater Noida was recorded at 331, 287, 321, 298 and 310, respectively.

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Kejriwal Calls Emergency Meeting To Tackle Severe Air Pollution In National Capital

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court termed the rise in air pollution in Delhi-NCR as an "emergency situation", stressing that crucial measures need to be taken.

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Central Pollution Watchdog Advises People To Stay Indoors As Air Quality Worsens In Delhi

Delhi recorded its 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) to 471 by 4 pm, the worst this season so far. It was 411 on Thursday

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Delhi's AQI Reaches 'Severe' Levels

Strong surface winds had slightly improved Delhi's air quality on Saturday but it had remained in the 'severe' category as the contribution of farm fires in the city's PM2.5 pollution had reached the season's highest of 41 per cent.

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Air Pollution: Delhi Env Minister Asks Depts To Prepare Action Plan By Sep 21

The environment department will establish a communication channel with the neighbouring states and the Centre for coordination on pollution-related matters.

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Air Pollution: Delhi Seeks Joint Action Plan With NCR States; Gopal Rai To Meet Union Environment Min

''Last year, we launched the ’Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign to minimise vehicular pollution… set up a ’Green War Room’ to monitor and coordinate anti-pollution efforts. We also conducted an anti-dust campaign which can be replicated in NCR areas of other states,

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