Planet Outlook
December 21, 2020
Maharashtra: High levels of PM 2.5 in Kharghar-Taloja-Panvel belt

Maharashtra: High levels of PM 2.5 in Kharghar-Taloja-Panvel belt

The air quality in Kharghar-Panvel-Taloja areas in Maharashtra has been found to contain high levels of PM 2.5 after a month-long study conducted by environment NGO Waatavaran Foundation.

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Planet Outlook
December 17, 2020
National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government to be Observant About the Burning of Plastics

National Green Tribunal Directs Delhi Government to be Observant About the Burning of Plastics

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to keep a continuous vigil against the burning of plastic and other waste for the protection of environment and public health.

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Planet Outlook
December 17, 2020
Air Quality Keeps Being Very Poor in the Delhi-NCR Region

Air Quality Keeps Being Very Poor in the Delhi-NCR Region

The air quality was in the "very poor" category in Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida and Faridabad while it was in the "poor" zone in Gurgaon, according to data issued by a government agency on Sunday.

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Planet Outlook
December 17, 2020
Kejriwal Introduces Anti-Smog Guns to Fight Delhi’s Dust Pollution

Kejriwal Introduces Anti-Smog Guns to Fight Delhi’s Dust Pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday inaugurated a truck-mounted anti-smog gun to combat the worsening dust pollution in the national capital, where the air quality has been in the unhealthy category all through the winter.

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Planet Outlook
December 09, 2020
Government Committed Towards Fighting Air Pollution: Javadekar

Government Committed Towards Fighting Air Pollution: Javadekar

Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that the Central Government has been taking all steps possible to combat air pollution in Delhi and North India and is working towards deploying all possible technologic

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Planet Outlook
December 08, 2020
Delhi Air Predicted to Improve in the Next Two Days

Delhi Air Predicted to Improve in the Next Two Days

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the upper end of the “very poor” category on Sunday, and is likely to improve over the next two days due to a predicted increase in the wind speed.

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Planet Outlook
December 08, 2020
Air Quality in Delhi-NCR Region Continues To Have ‘Severe’ Quality of Air For the Fourth Day

Air Quality in Delhi-NCR Region Continues To Have ‘Severe’ Quality of Air For the Fourth Day

The average air quality remained "severe" in Ghaziabad and Noida for the fourth day in a row, while it stayed "very poor" in Faridabad and Gurgaon, according to a government agency data on Monday.

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Planet Outlook
December 04, 2020
The National Green Tribunal Enforces Absolute on Sale and Use of Firecrackers in High Pollution Zones

The National Green Tribunal Enforces Absolute on Sale and Use of Firecrackers in High Pollution Zones

In a fresh directive, the National Green Tribunal has directed that there would be a total ban on the sale and use of all kinds of firecrackers during COVID-19 pandemic in the NCR and all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls und

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Planet Outlook
December 01, 2020
Lahore Becomes World’s Most polluted City Once Again

Lahore Becomes World’s Most polluted City Once Again

Pakistan's cultural capital Lahore has once again topped the list of world's most polluted cities. "Lahore ranks the most polluted city in the world," according to air pollution data released by the US Air Quality Index on Monday.

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Planet Outlook
December 01, 2020
Delhi’s Air Quality of November 2020 Worse Than 2019

Delhi’s Air Quality of November 2020 Worse Than 2019

The national capital witnessed more polluted November this year than in 2019, largely due to lesser precipitation and large-scale stubble burning. The city also recorded nine "severe" air days this November, the maximum number in the month in four years.

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