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Breathe that kills
Anumita Roychowdhury
Live Mint , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Polluted air is a scary story unfolding in India. Even after two decades of air quality regulations and management, air pollution remains the fifth-largest killer in the country. A few metro cities ...More


Green panel’s order on old vehicles lost in time
Darpan Singh
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Three months since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned them from Delhi roads to clear the city’s toxic air, vehicles older than 15 years continue to ply in the Capital. Of 86 lakh vehicles reg ...More


India's thermal plants 'most inefficient' in compliance to pollution norms: Study
TNN
The Economic Times , Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NEW DELHI: A first-ever environmental rating of coal-based power plants has found that India's thermal power generating units figure among the world's "most inefficient" in terms of compliance to poll ...More


Indian thermal plants worst polluters
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: A first-ever environmental rating of coal-based power plants has found that India's thermal power generating units figure among the world's "most inefficient" in terms of compliance to poll ...More


Green norms: most Indian thermal plants non-compliant, says CSE
Business Line , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 22: The much-maligned thermal power generation industry continues to be dogged by environmental issues. According to a study conducted by the Centre for Science and Environment ...More


Air pollution cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years: Report
Urmi Goswami
The Economic Times , Monday, February 23, 2015

NEW DELHI: Mounting evidence that India's poor air quality is cutting short lives is increasing pressure on the government to speed up corrective measures. The latest pointer to the magnitude of t ...More


Green tax on vehicles over 15 years old in UP
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 23, 2015

NOIDA: Vehicles more than 15 years old will now have to pay green tax if they ply on roads, and the money will be used for the protection of environment, the UP government has said. After giving a nod ...More


Air pollution in India cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Delhi: The life of 660 million Indians, about half of the country’s total population, is being cut short by around three years due to severely polluted air, said a new study released on Saturday ...More


Air pollution cuts Indian lives by three years: Study
PTI
The Financial Express , Sunday, February 22, 2015

India’s high air pollution, ranked by the World Health Organisation among the worst in the world, is adversely impacting the lifespans of its citizens, reducing Indian lives by over three years, a new ...More


Air pollution on his mind, Delhi CM asks babus for offbeat ideas
The Times of India , Sunday, February 22, 2015

NEW DELHI: In his first review meeting with the environment and forests department, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal dismissed all other issues, choosing to discuss only the rising levels of air polluti ...More


Urban terror: Air pollution reduces life span by 3.2 years in India
Chetan Chauhan
The Hindustan Times , Sunday, February 22, 2015

A new study says that high particulate matter (PM) pollution reduces life expectancy by 3.2 years for 660 million Indians in polluted urban conglomerates, including Delhi, which means a loss of 2.1 bi ...More


NTPC’s Badarpur unit among the most polluting power plants: CSE
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Sunday, February 22, 2015

New Delhi: India’s coal-based thermal power plants are some of the most inefficient in the world and have high pollution levels, said a two-year long study by the Centre for Science and Environment ...More


Delhi’s aam aadmi breathes in highly toxic air, says CSE report
BINDU SHAJAN PERAPPADAN
The Hindu , Sunday, February 22, 2015

Exposure worse than the ambient air pollution monitored Shunned as one of the world’s most polluted cities, Delhi is literally gasping for breath with air pollution levels skyrocketing without restra ...More


Those travelling by public transport most at risk of air pollution: CSE
Aniruddha Ghosal
The Indian Express , Saturday, February 21, 2015

A study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found that pedestrians and those travelling daily by buses, auto-rickshaws and the Metro are exposed to pollution levels that can be over 30 ...More


Delhi air has unacceptable levels of pollution: Study
PTI
DNA India , Saturday, February 21, 2015

You must be breathing "unacceptable levels" of toxic air in Delhi as the national capital city is literally gasping because of skyrocketing levels of air pollution, according to a new data. However, u ...More


CSE releases counter-pollution strategy for Delhi governmnet
Jayashree Nandi
The Economic Times , Saturday, February 21, 2015

NEW DELHI: Those who use public transport or prefer walking or cycling are exposed to extremely high air pollution levels. While this is obvious because these commuters spend most of the time near tai ...More


Delhi gasping: Trouble in the air for those walking, cycling
The Hindustan Times , Saturday, February 21, 2015

Delhi is gasping for breath with the common man, who uses public transport and goes walking and cycling, getting exposed to air that is more toxic than surrounding environment monitored by pollution c ...More


US to expand air quality monitoring to embassies in India
PTI
The Hindu , Friday, February 20, 2015

The US plans to expand air quality monitoring to some of its missions in countries like India, Vietnam and Mongolia to help raise awareness about the dangers of pollution. The initiative announced on ...More


Smartphones can monitor real-time air pollution
PTI
Deccan Chronicle , Friday, February 20, 2015

Your smartphone can turn into a personal, real-time pollution monitor by pinpointing where and when pollution is at its worst, scientists say. "As urban residents know, air quality is a big deal. When ...More


US lines up pollution meter for Delhi
The Telegraph , Friday, February 20, 2015

New Delhi, Feb. 19: Barack Obama has earmarked pollution in India as a challenge of "importance" after his trip here in January, a senior US government official said today, underscoring the worries in ...More


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