Planet Outlook
September 30, 2021
Air Pollution Caused Nearly 6 mn Pre-Term Births Worldwide: Study

Air Pollution Caused Nearly 6 mn Pre-Term Births Worldwide: Study

The researchers said that air pollution should now be considered a major driver of infant morbidity and mortality, not just of chronic adult diseases.

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Planet Outlook
September 29, 2021
New Research Reveals That Planned Coal Expansion Will Cause A 60% Jump In Premature Deaths In Indian Metros

New Research Reveals That Planned Coal Expansion Will Cause A 60% Jump In Premature Deaths In Indian Metros

Air pollution from coal plants is threatening the health of residents in and around Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai.

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Planet Outlook
Shweta Narayan - September 27, 2021
If We Care About Our Children, Then We Need To Move To Green Energy Options Immediately

If We Care About Our Children, Then We Need To Move To Green Energy Options Immediately

2021 will mark four years since the initial deadline to bring toxic air emissions under control. Thermal Coal-fired Power Plants in India have sought several extensions till date and are not adhering to the new standards.

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Planet Outlook
September 24, 2021
Yadav Holds Meeting With NCR States On Action Plan For Mitigation Of Air Pollution

Yadav Holds Meeting With NCR States On Action Plan For Mitigation Of Air Pollution

The minister said coordination and synergy reflected in the action plan by each states under the overall framework prepared by the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM).

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Planet Outlook
September 23, 2021
Punjab, NCR, And Delhi Govts Chalk Out Plan To Tackle Air Pollution

Punjab, NCR, And Delhi Govts Chalk Out Plan To Tackle Air Pollution

Directions have also been issued to NCR and Delhi governments, along with road owning agencies and municipal bodies, for abatement of dust from roads and open areas through a "Dust Control and Management Cell".

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Planet Outlook
September 22, 2021
Mana Srisailam: For A Clean, Green And Plastic Free Tiger Reserve

Mana Srisailam: For A Clean, Green And Plastic Free Tiger Reserve

The largest tiger reserve of India, Nagarjunasagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve (NSTR), is home to great biodiversity and complex ecosystems. It is also, on the other hand, popular for religious tourism.

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Planet Outlook
September 22, 2021
SAFAR’s Air Quality Forecasting Framework Gets Global Nod

SAFAR’s Air Quality Forecasting Framework Gets Global Nod

Findings of this framework developed under the Union Earth Sciences Ministry meant for citizens, decision-makers and researchers, were published in the international peer-reviewed Elsevier Journal.

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Planet Outlook
September 21, 2021
'Noise Pollution Increases Risk Of Dementia' (Sep 21 Is World Alzheimer's Day)

'Noise Pollution Increases Risk Of Dementia' (Sep 21 Is World Alzheimer's Day)

According to a recent study published in international health journals around the world, constant exposure to traffic noise increases the risk of dementia among aged population.

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Planet Outlook
September 16, 2021
Noise Pollution At Number Two In Environment Related Offences: NCRB

Noise Pollution At Number Two In Environment Related Offences: NCRB

A 2020 report from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had shown that Chennai was the noisiest city among the six metro cities even as noise levels were pretty high in other metros too.

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Planet Outlook
September 13, 2021
CM Kejriwal Urges Centre To Direct States To Use Pusa Bio-decomposer for Stubble Management

CM Kejriwal Urges Centre To Direct States To Use Pusa Bio-decomposer for Stubble Management

A survey by a central government agency, WAPCOS, has come up with very encouraging results on the use of the bio-decomposer.

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