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.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
The project focuses on sensitization exercises to help ground-level officials understand the linkages between their daily tasks and the quality of air.Readmore..
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.Readmore..
This innovative model was later adopted by Indore through which plastic waste is recycled, processed and reused in the construction of roads, thus benefiting over two million people.Readmore..
The police have also been asked to ensure implementation of orders of the Supreme Court regarding prohibition or restriction in the sale and use of fire crackers in NCR.Readmore..
#NoExtensionsToPolluters, an online petition signed by 1000 women highlighting the impact that toxic pollutants can have on their children was handed over to officials from Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change (MOEF&CC)Readmore..
The main reason for the high air pollution level is waste burning because this is the time when Delhi records its lowest temperatures and festivals, the official said.Readmore..
“Future research should focus more on the characterization of the aerosol elemental composition for the identification of specific combustion and natural (e.g., dust, local vs. transported) sources,” says Dr. Umesh Chandra Dumka.Readmore..
A team of experts from IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Delhi, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), and IISER Mohali will execute the study. The DPCC is the nodal agency for finalising and implementing its terms of reference.Readmore..