In a study of Delhi households across varying socioeconomic strata, researchers observe high levels of indoor air pollution and yet low demand for clear air or adoption of defensive behaviors.
Every health-related suffering draw ‘sympathy’. We brush aside the fact that over 1.7 million people die in India due to air pollution each year. We read and ignore with ‘apathy’ as the figure does not affect us or anyone around us.
The project focuses on sensitization exercises to help ground-level officials understand the linkages between their daily tasks and the quality of air.
According to the minutes of the meeting, Gargava mentioned that with the onset of winter, the implementing agencies must intensify their efforts to control air-polluting activities.
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Citizens must take active role in combating localised sources of air pollution. Examples from Mumbai show that every effort is important.
Political will is the most important tool to fight India’s crippling air pollution
Indoor air pollutants, laden with the posonous PM 2.5 and other chemicals, must be combated with activated carbon and HEPA filters
Perverse incentives won’t work in reducing, stopping air pollution unless robust checks and balances are designed and implemented
The menace of stubble burning can be solved only by taking the consent of farmers in plans and programmes of the government
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The crusade against air pollution has gone digital—hashtag social media, where the fight is as fierce as on the front lines
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Chandra Bhushan, president and CEO of iFOREST, says we need a completely different framing of the National Clean Air Programme to achieve real results
Autumn has just set in and Delhi is gasping for a gulp of fresh air already. What awaits the capital in November, the cruelest month when the city’s air quality hits the red zone? Will Delhi clean up its act this year and give its citizens a breather?
Crop residue or stubble burning is banned in Punjab and Haryana, but satellite images show a substantial increase in farm fires that add to the air pollution in north India, especially Delhi.
Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar talks about government plans to control air pollution and the need for public participation.
Pollution mitigation is a matter of necessity and not choice. How to sustain the air quality gains post-Covid pandemic is a big challenge.
From the landfills to our lungs: the waste we generate comes back to us through the air we breathe because of our inadequate garbage disposal system and failed plans.
The world decided to combat global warming at the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), to switch from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles (EV) globally.
goEgoNetwork is a Pune-based EV Charging Infrastructure startup building a robust network of smart charging stations in India. Our story began with finding alternative solutions to reduce carbon emissions from ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles.
At Toshiba, our creed of ‘Committed to People, Committed to the Future.’ represents sustainability as the core of our business operations.
Toshiba Johnson Elevators India (TJEI) was established in 2012 as a joint venture with Johnson Lifts, India’s largest local elevator company. Since then, TJEI has contributed to the development of India’s cityscapes.
The key finding of the report confirms that protected areas are already contributing to all of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)