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Odd-Even scheme: High compliance but more commuters switched to 2nd car, says MIT study
Apurva
The Indian Express , Monday, May 02, 2016

AS THE curtains come down on round two of the odd-even road space rationing scheme, the Delhi government is in a quandary. While it ponders whether it should implement the scheme through the year or s ...More


Delhi's air pollution rises 23% during second odd-even phase
Business Standard , Monday, May 02, 2016

Air pollution levels in Delhi rose 23 per cent during the second phase of the odd-even registration rule, from April 15 to April 29, over the previous 14 days (April 1 to April 14), based on an analys ...More


Ban of diesel taxis not enough to tackle air pollution in
PTI
India Today , Monday, May 02, 2016

New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) A day after the Odd Even rule came to an end and the ban on diesel-run cabs came into effect in Delhi, environmental activist SunitaNarain said that these measures were not enou ...More


‘Air pollution linked to diabetes’
BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN
The Hindu , Monday, May 02, 2016

Air pollution has been linked to an increased prevalence of diabetes, say doctors. Dangerously high levels of pollution can also cause cardiovascular and respiratory illnesses. “Thus, it is important ...More


Spot monitoring of air pollution to continue for another week
The Indian Express , Monday, May 02, 2016

Monitoring of air pollution on-the-spot, which was started at 74 monitoring stations during the second phase of the odd-even scheme, will continue for another week. Sources said the Delhi Pollution Co ...More


US oil field source of global uptick in air pollution: Study
The Times of India , Sunday, May 01, 2016

WASHINGTON: An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study. The team led by researchers a ...More


High air and water pollution in India’s 41 tier-II cities
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Wednesday, April 27, 2016

New Delhi: If you thought moving out of metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai can save you from pollution, think again. India’s 41 tier-II cities, including Tezpur, Rishikesh, Vapi, Angul, Sangrur and Ga ...More


Air quality in Delhi: high temperature spikes ozone, pollution higher than in April ‘15
Pritha Chatterjee
The Indian Express , Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Thus, ozone levels shot up to the highest during the odd even scheme so far on Sunday, according to ministry of earth sciences’ SAFAR, peaking around 75 parts per billion or 150 micrograms per cubic m ...More


Shor in the city: Mumbai noisiest; Delhi, Hyderabad among top four
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Delhi may be the dirtiest city in terms of high air pollution but the dubious distinction of being the noisiest city goes to Mumbai which had reported maximum violations of the safety mark of noise le ...More


NGT notice to civic bodies over rising air pollution at Kaushambi
PTI
The Economic Times , Tuesday, April 26, 2016

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has lambasted civic bodies in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh over the worsening air quality and high noise levels near the Kaushambi bus terminus on the Delhi border. ...More


Mumbai noisiest city, Delhi at number 4: Central Pollution Control Board
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Tuesday, April 26, 2016

NEW DELHI: Delhi may be the dirtiest city in terms of high air pollution but the dubious distinction of being the noisiest city goes to Mumbai which reported the maximumviolation of safe noise levels ...More


'Environmental awareness should begin at school'
Kevin Mendonsa
The Times of India , Monday, April 25, 2016

MANGALURU: It is important to create environmental awareness at a young and impressionable age. Hence schools and colleges should take special interest in creating environment awareness by making chil ...More


‘Low wind speed keeping pollution levels high’
The Hindu , Monday, April 25, 2016

Nine days of odd-even hasn’t made much of a headway in cleaning up Delhi’s toxic air with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) data, released on Saturday, showing that the Capital continued to vi ...More


No clarity in pollution trend at borders
Mallica Joshi
The Hindustan Times , Monday, April 25, 2016

No clear pattern emerged out of the pollution data collected so far at Delhi’s borders, leaving doubts about odd-even’s impact on air pollution at Delhi’s exit points. The government started monitori ...More


‘CNG more harmful for environment than diesel’
PTI
The Hindu , Monday, April 25, 2016

Citing an expert committee report on fuels, the State government recently told the Gujarat High Court that CNG would prove to be more harmful to the environment than diesel ‘as CNG engines emit more g ...More


Delhi on top of air pollution list according to WHO report
AnandJayaram
India Today , Monday, April 25, 2016

Air pollution woes in Delhi and other Indian cities stubbornly refuse to go away. A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report says an estimated 12.6 million or (1.26 crore) people are dying each year ...More


Odd-even 2.0 loses fizz halfway through
AMRITA NAYAK DUTTA
DNA India , Monday, April 25, 2016

A little over a week since it started, the second phase of Delhi's odd even formula for private cars has lost steam already. There has been little impact on the toxic air pollution levels of the city ...More


NGT show-cause to Ghaziabad as report shows how polluted Kaushambi is
The Times of India , Friday, April 22, 2016

Ghaziabad: The NGT on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to the Ghaziabad district administration and the municipal authorities over alarming levels of pollution in the town. The tribunal asked wh ...More


Gurgaon gains from Delhi drive, emissions down
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Friday, April 22, 2016

Gurgaon: There has been a slight decrease in levels of nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide in Gurgaon's atmosphere in the past 10 days. According to data released by HSPCB (Haryana State Pollution ...More


With landmark Paris deal ratification, this Earth Day is special (Curtain Raiser)
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, April 22, 2016

This Earth Day - April 22 - is special, not only because over one billion people would join hands to tackle higher carbon emission and land erosion, but also because for the first time 120 countries a ...More


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