A new study finds that the River Ganga is heavily polluted with microplastics.
India committed with G20 countries in mounting an effective response to secure the health of the planet: Bhupender Yadav
India has been taking voluntary regulatory measures on plastic waste management and initiatives on resource efficiency and circular economy
Tiny, deadly particles in Mumbai’s air from the transport sector have nearly doubled over the past five years making it now the biggest contributor to the city’s already deteriorating air quality.
Maharashtra recorded the second-highest annual PM2.5 emission load in India while also recording the highest Covid-19 deaths indicating a link between air pollution & Covid-19’.
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Why regulating SO2 is critical for improving India’s air quality?
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
I CAN’T BREATHE
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.
Research identifies 15 proven ways that urban areas around the world can adapt to climate risk.
The world has waited long enough for the delivery of promised Climate finance and technologies at low cost: Bhupender Yadav
India remains steadfast in its commitments to join and lead efforts to combat climate change within the multilaterally agreed convention and its Paris Agreement.
Earth Networks Releases 2020 India Lightning Report, reveals 22.6% increase in lightning in India compared to 2019
Karnataka and Maharashtra are amongst the top 10 Indian states with the highest lightning pulse counts during 2020
An integrated Climate Risk Management Survey for India can help us understand and evaluate the risks posed by climate change
Professor Biju and team from the University of Delhi have named a newly discovered frog species after the former Vice-Chancellor and renowned Indian Plant Genetist Prof. Deepak Pental.