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Air pollution in Beijing hits hazardous levels
The Hindu , Saturday, November 28, 2015

Air pollution in Beijing has reached hazardous levels as smog engulfed large parts of the country despite efforts to clean up the foul air. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing reported the level of the poiso ...More


Delhi govt receives IIT-K study on city's air pollution
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Saturday, November 28, 2015

The long-awaited study on Delhi's air pollution prepared by a team of IIT Kanpur, has identified emissions from vehicles, thermal plants and biomass burning in neighbouring states as the "dominant fac ...More


Air pollution puts diabetics at high heart disease risk
IANS
The Times of India , Friday, November 27, 2015

Women with diabetes who are exposed to air pollution for long period may have a much higher risk for heart disease, says a new study. "Our study is one of the first to demonstrate high risks of ca ...More


IIT study likely to offer new insights into air pollution
The Hindu , Friday, November 27, 2015

The Capital’s plan to combat poor air quality may see a redesign soon with a new study giving authorities insights into what really causes pollution, something there has been little information about ...More


High humidity worsening air pollution, say experts
TNN
The Times of India , Friday, November 27, 2015

MUMBAI: On Thursday morning, humidity levels in the city peaked, hitting 98% in south Mumbai and 80% in the suburbs. Peaked moisture levels have high potential to hold pollutants, say experts. Accord ...More


Stepping Up The Fight Against Climate Change
Kalvakuntla Kavitha
The New Indian Express , Friday, November 27, 2015

From 1950 through 2012, there have been more than 1,159 Multilateral Environmental Agreements. Over time, environmental issues have been grouped into three categories, namely — green (deforestation, r ...More


Civic body identifies 16 dumping sites for construction waste
Sandali Tiwari
The Indian Express , Thursday, November 26, 2015

In an attempt to check the rising pollution levels in the city, the municipal corporation of Gurgaon ( MCG) has identified 16 sites to dump construction and demolition waste. The dumping areas have be ...More


Mumbai has high levels of pollutants smaller than one micron: study
Badri Chatterjee
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, November 26, 2015

A first-of-its-kind study on airborne particulate matter smaller than one micrometre (PM1) has revealed that the concentration of the pollutant, which affects respiratory health, is increasing in the ...More


Air Pollution Puts Diabetic Women at High Heart Disease Risk
IANS
The New Indian Express , Thursday, November 26, 2015

NEW YORK: Women with diabetes who are exposed to air pollution for long period may have a much higher risk for heart disease, says a new study. "Our study is one of the first to demonstrate high risk ...More


Health Alert: Poor air quality in Delhi is causing you more harm than you can ever imagine
Mandwi Singh
India Today , Wednesday, November 25, 2015

According to a new report by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) pollution levels in Delhi have been rising since November 17 and have reaching Diwali levels on November ...More


Air pollution sees an increase, noise levels dip this Diwali: UPPCB
Air pollution sees an increase, noise levels dip this Diwali: UPPCB
The Times of India , Wednesday, November 25, 2015

MERUT: Railway Road was the noisiest area in the city during the Diwali festival period, while Cantonment Board area was the quietest, shows data recorded by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board ...More


Showers keep air pollution during Deepavali under check
Deccan Herald , Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Incessant showers brought down air pollution levels during Deepavali festival days, compared to the normal days in preceding week, in the City. The pollution level, this Deepavali, was also less c ...More


Rain brings down Deepavali pollution
MOHIT M. RAO
The Hindu , Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The quality of air was better than even in the days preceding the festival The rains may have been a dampener for those marking Deepavali with a light and sound show with firecrackers, but for those ...More


Vehicular smoke chokes Delhi in winter, dust major summer killer
Ritam Halder
The Hindustan Times , Wednesday, November 25, 2015

What is polluting Delhi’s air? A study on Delhi’s air quality conducted by IIT-Kanpur over two years has revealed that vehicle exhaust chokes our lungs in winter. In summer, it is the fumes from the c ...More


‘Car-free day reduced air pollution significantly’
The Asian Age , Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A day after holding its second car-free day in the capital, the AAP government claimed that Dwarka area used during the event showed “significant” reduction in the level of pollutants in the air. The ...More


Delhi air nears Diwali level of pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: For the past three days, Delhiites have been breathing air that's almost as noxious as the air during this year's Diwali, indicating a rapid deterioration in pollution levels caused by loca ...More


Delhi air nears Diwali level of pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: For the past three days, Delhiites have been breathing air that's almost as noxious as the air during this year's Diwali, indicating a rapid deterioration in pollution levels caused by loca ...More


How each of us can help clean the air in Delhi
Shivani Singh
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Centre, the civic agencies and the AAP government in Delhi rarely converge. But for the cause of a cleaner Capital, CM Arvind Kejriwal and city’s three mayors came together. Last Monday, they laun ...More


Let's make all of Delhi car-free on January 22: CM
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, November 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: If you care for Delhi, make sure to leave your car at home on January 22.That was the message of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday, as he declared that day , a Friday, a car-free day ...More


Government holds second "car-free day" to clean Delhi air
ANI
Business Standard , Monday, November 23, 2015

National capital New Delhi observed its second "car-free day" to promote the idea and objective of the need for controlling air pollution and reducing traffic congestion. A six-kilometer-long cycle r ...More


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