A two-month-long awareness campaign aims to spread the message of mitigating plastic pollution to a wider audience.
UNESCAP and partners launch science-based e-learning course to tackle marine plastic litter in cities
Government of Punjab, J-PAL South Asia, and EPIC India Launch an Emissions Trading Scheme to Reduce Industrial Air Pollution in the State
Ceramic, one of the most ancient materials, is now an integral part of almost every building across the world.
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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
A range of solutions to beat toxic air, innovated by new Indian companies
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.
India has been at the forefront of bringing the issue of land degradation to the core of relevant international alliances for the protection and conservation of the environment.
As one of India’s more developed states, Maharashtra has been making slow but steady progress towards a clean energy transition through solar agricultural feeders, solarisation of diesel pumps and procurement of new solar power.
Satellite study identifies critical impacts of coastal inundation along Mumbai Metropolitan Region
The single biggest threat to the economy, our businesses, and our existence today is climate change.
Launching the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, UN calls on countries to meet commitments to restore one billion hectares of land