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KSPCB seeks info on trees in City
Deccan Herald , Monday, September 22, 2014

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has sought information from various government agencies on the condition of the trees and saplings planted in and around the City. The action com ...More


Smoky haze hits Singapore race
Reuters
The Times of India , Friday, September 19, 2014

SINGAPORE: A smoky, 'unhealthy' haze has drifted over Singapore this week clouding the build-up to the city-state's glamour sporting spectacle - the Formula One night race. Singapore's National En ...More


Traffic pollution can make older people fat
ANI
Deccan Chronicle , Thursday, September 18, 2014

Washington: A new study has recently associated the increased levels of obesity-related hormone leptin, among older adults, with the higher exposure to traffic related air pollution. Gregory A. Welle ...More


‘Uninterrupted power supply can reduce pollution in commercial areas’
Diesel generator sets cause more pollution: High Court
The Hindu , Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday told the State government that it can reduce sound and air pollution to a large extent in commercial areas by ensuring round-the-clock uninterrupted power supply ...More


Plan to Reduce Air, Noise Pollution: HC
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, September 17, 2014

BANGALORE: The high court on Tuesday asked the state government to formulate an action plan to curb noise and air pollution in the city and implement it within a month. A division bench of Chief Jus ...More


Fixing climate change might add no costs, says report
Justin Gillis
Business Standard , Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In decades of public debate about global warming, one assumption has been accepted by virtually all factions - that tackling it would necessarily be costly. But a new report casts doubt on that idea, ...More


Ozone level over Kanpur within permissible limit: UPPCB
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Who doesn't like to sit in air-conditioned rooms and travel in AC cars? But have you ever thought how much you contribute towards the depletion of ozone layer when you do so? According to experts, Chl ...More


Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level
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The Times of India , Monday, September 15, 2014

SINGAPORE: Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring I ...More


Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level
Reuters
The Times of India , Monday, September 15, 2014

SINGAPORE: Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring I ...More


Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level
Reuters
The Times of India , Monday, September 15, 2014

SINGAPORE: Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring I ...More


Air pollution in cities harms children's brains, raises risk of Alzheimers: Research
The Hindustan Times , Friday, September 12, 2014

Children living in polluted cities have higher chances of developing brain inflammation and neurodegenerative changes that raise the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, according to r ...More


Air pollution harming brains of urban kids: study
PTI
The Financial Express , Friday, September 12, 2014

Children living in cities are at an increased risk of developing brain inflammation and neurodegenerative changes, including Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease due to air pollution, scientists say. ...More


Kids living in megacities likelier to risk brain damage from air pollution
ANI
Deccan Chronicle , Friday, September 12, 2014

Washington: A new study has recently revealed that kids living in megacities are more prone to brain damage from air pollution. Researchers from University of Montana revealed that children living in ...More


Straw burning: NGT expresses regret for not involving MoEF
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, September 12, 2014

The National Green Tribunal has expressed regret for not involving the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in finalising the national policy for controlling and preventing pollution resulting ...More


KSPCB orders greening of city
Divya Gandhi / Chitra V. Ramani
The Hindu , Thursday, September 11, 2014

Prompted by what it describes as a “phenomenal decline in green cover” in the city, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has directed the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ...More


China suggests cap on coal use, import curbs in draft air pollution law
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The Times of India , Thursday, September 11, 2014

BEIJING: China is looking to impose a national cap on coal consumption and a ban on the import of low-quality coal with a new air pollution law, the draft version of which has been released, aimed at ...More


Ozone layer that started depleting in 1980s healing
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Thursday, September 11, 2014

NEW DELHI: The protective ozone layer that started depleting heavily in the 1980's is on a recovery mode according to a new assessment by 300 scientists across the world released on Thursday. "Assessm ...More


Delhi's fetish for cars worsens air pollution menace
Neetu Chandra Sharma
India Today , Tuesday, September 09, 2014

A sharp increase in the number of motorcycles and cars in Delhi, mainly because of the purchasing capacity of the youth, has contributed to an increase in air pollution in the national capital, accord ...More


Charcoal units pollute
Deccan Chronicle , Monday, September 08, 2014

Erode: Dyeing units are known sources of pollution. Now, those producing charcoal in Tirupur district seem to have affected the lives of hundreds of farmers in the western belt of Tamil Nadu. Aggrieve ...More


Watch your waste
Nissim Mannathukkaren
The Hindu , Sunday, September 07, 2014

The Prime Minister wants us to “manufacture goods with zero effect” on the environment. Is this is possible? “Sanitation was unheard of. Water was unpurified, and raw sewage ran down city streets in ...More


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