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Stubble burning doubles Delhi pollution: Harvard study
PTI
Energy World , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found using satell ...More


Delhi air pollution: Stubble burning is the major reason, reveals Harvard study
PTI
The Arunachal Times , Sunday, March 04, 2018

Boston, Apr 3 (PTI): Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found us ...More


Air pollution: NGT slaps Rs 2 lakhs costs on Delhi government
THE ASIAN AGE , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing perks and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop ...More


NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt for failing to file action plan on crop burning reforms
First Post , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing an action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers to stop t ...More


Crop burning: NGT slaps Rs 2 lakh as costs on Delhi govt
PTI
India Today , Sunday, March 04, 2018

New Delhi, Apr 3 (PTI) The National Green Tribunal has slapped Rs 2 lakh as costs on the Delhi government for not filing action plan for providing incentives and infrastructural assistance to farmers ...More


Stubble burning in Punjab doubles Delhi's pollution level: Harvard study
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Sunday, March 04, 2018

Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found using satellite data fr ...More


BS-VI fuel: A breather for the fight against Delhi's air pollution
Shreya Jai
Business Standard , Saturday, March 03, 2018

Delhi’s battle against air pollution turns worse every year. Amid the blame game, vehicular pollution has always been a concern.The city has dabbled with CNG-based public transport fleet, the infamous ...More


Health savings outweigh costs of limiting global warming: study
AFP
The Asian Age , Saturday, March 03, 2018

The estimated cost of measures to limit Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions can be more than offset by reductions in deaths and disease from air pollution, researchers said on Saturday (March 3). ...More


Delhi pollution: Badarpur power plant to start temporarily, brick kilns to resume production as air quality improves in city
First Post , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Starting Thursday, the Badarpur power plant that has been shut for over four months can start temporary operation, ban on diesel generators will be lifted, and hundreds of brick kilns can r ...More


Air quality in Delhi-NCR in winter season slightly improved: report
Mayank Aggarwal
Live Mint , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Air quality in Delhi and adjoining regions this winter season (October 2017-February 2018) showed a slight improvement from the previous year, with the number of days in the ‘severe categor ...More


Punjab pollution body to measure pollution levels at toll plazas during peak hours
Manish Sirhindi
The Times of India , Thursday, March 01, 2018

PATIALA: The Punjab Pollution Control Board has decided to periodically measure the pollution levels at toll plazas during peak hours. Besides, asking project directors of privately managed National H ...More


Delhi Air Quality Improves Slightly, But It’s 'Not Safe to Breathe Yet’
Aradhna Wal
News 18 , Thursday, March 01, 2018

New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality improved marginally in the recent winter, the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) said in its latest report, cautioning, however, that the da ...More


Hope to cut air pollution in 100 cities by 50 per cent in next 5 years, says Harsh Vardhan
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The environment ministry hopes to bring down air pollution in around 100 non-attainment cities by 50 per cent in the next five years under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), Union minister Harsh ...More


Union budget fails to recognise climate change
AKSHEEV THAKUR
Deccan Chronicle , Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BENGALURU: The announcement of the Union Budget on February 1 has upset the environmentalists. The reason is not that Bengaluru was not allotted funds for the rejuvenation of lakes or to tackle air po ...More


What urban waste has to do with global warming
Isher Judge Ahluwalia , Utkarsh Patel
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

In these columns, we have been presenting the public health implications of different aspects of solid waste management activities in Indian cities. Today we spell out how such improvement will also r ...More


Will buy 2,000 buses, launch tree plantation drive to check pollution: Arvind Kejriwal
PTI
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

The Delhi government will procure 2,000 buses for public transport this year and start a large scale tree plantation drive as part of efforts to reduce air pollution in the national capital, Chief Min ...More


NEERI designs improved cooking stoves to fight air pollution in rural households
Anuradha Mascarenhas
The Indian Express , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

With increasing evidence that inefficient traditional chullahs — cooking stoves — in rural households are the largest source of indoor air pollution, scientists at the Nagpur-based National Environmen ...More


50,000 vehicles fined for adding to bad air
Sidharatha Roy
The Times of India , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

NEW DELHI: While 2017 saw Delhi battling severe air pollution, the transport department responded to the crisis by cracking down on vehicular pollution on a war footing. Track the pollution level in ...More


Harsh Vardhan reviews Clean Air Campaign in Delhi
ANI
ANI NEWS , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

New Delhi [India], Feb.6 (ANI): Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today reviewed the preparations for the two-week long drill to contain air pollution in Delhi, with off ...More


Counterview: The listing of Indian cities with good air quality is based on bad data interpretation
Dharmesh Shah
Scroll. In , Wednesday, February 07, 2018

As a public policy and environmental researcher, I often spend a good part of my working day understanding data and numbers, particularly on air quality, in order to decipher trends and impacts. The m ...More


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