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Chandigarh to be first in region to monitor its air quality
Rohit Mullick
The Times of India , Friday, May 23, 2014

CHANDIGARH: With the UT administration approving the proposal to set up automatic air quality monitoring system, it will soon be possible to check air pollution levels in real time. The decision to ...More


Environment: Clear the air on green clearances
TNN
The Economic Times , Friday, May 23, 2014

The new government needs to bring in second-generation reforms for environment which can strike a balance between the need for economic development and rights of a local community. This is a tough job ...More


TERI flags the cost of environment degradation
Business Line , Thursday, May 22, 2014

In agenda for new Govt, dwells on energy efficiency, pollution, sustainable solutions Mumbai, May 21: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said energy efficient measures can reduce energy co ...More


Dirty air blame on transport
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NEW DELHI: Emissions of fine particulate matter or PM2.5 in Delhi have increased by 11.5% over the past four years, according to a GIS-based inventory prepared by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteor ...More


Poem that cleanses air of pollution created by UK researcher
PTI
The Financial Express , Wednesday, May 21, 2014

The writing is on the wall for pollution! UK researchers have developed the world's first air-cleansing poem printed on a material that can eradicate the air pollution caused by 20 cars, every day. ...More


Poetic Licence in Battle against Air Pollution
The New Indian Express , Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Air pollution is a problem in many of the world’s major cities and removing it requires 24/7 solutions as well as imagination. Taking a literary run at the task, the University of Sheffield has reveal ...More


Planning Commission recommends more waste to energy plants and PPP in waste management
Jayashree Nandi
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NEW DELHI: The Planning Commission's taskforce on waste to energy (W2E) has recently recommended a public-private partnership(PPP) model for a combination of waste management technologies, including W ...More


CPCB contests WHO findings but says Delhi pollution a concern
PTI
The Economic Times , Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NEW DELHI: Pollution level in Delhi is a "matter of concern", the country's anti-pollution watchdog today admitted but disagreed with a WHO study findings that the national capital has the world's d ...More


'Urgent need for pollution action plan'
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NEW DELHI: Central Pollution Control Board chairman Susheel Kumar on Monday said that he had written to the chief secretary in April asking him to urgently formulate an air pollution action plan. S ...More


World's first air-cleansing poem created in UK
PTI
The Financial Express , Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The writing is on the wall for pollution! UK researchers have developed the world's first air-cleansing poem printed on a material that can eradicate the air pollution caused by 20 cars, every day. ...More


Unveiled in UK: A poem that cleanses air of pollution
TNN
The Times of India , Tuesday, May 20, 2014

LONDON: The writing is on the wall for pollution. UK researchers have developed the world's first air-cleansing poem printed on a material that can eradicate the air pollution caused by 20 cars, every ...More


‘Refiners face R80 cr clean fuels bill’
Reuters
The Indian Express , Friday, May 16, 2014

Oil refiners will need to invest Rs 80 crore ($13.4 billion) in upgrades to produce cleaner fuels, a government official said, as the world’s fourth biggest oil consumer seeks to curb dire air polluti ...More


Chinese vice premier urges improved air quality
IANS
Business Standard , Friday, May 16, 2014

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli Thursday called on local authorities and various industries to make more efforts for ensuring better air quality. Zhang made the remarks at a meeting on air pollution ...More


Cutting CO2 emissions can yield benefits worth billions: Report
Reuters
The Economic Times , Friday, May 16, 2014

Investing in projects to cut greenhouse gas emissions in poor countries can yield billions of dollars worth of additional benefits in areas ranging from employment to health, a report published on ...More


Indian refiners face $13 billion clean fuels bill
Nidhi Verma
Live Mint , Thursday, May 15, 2014

New Delhi: Indian oil refiners will need to invest Rs80,000 crore ($13.4 billion) in upgrades to produce cleaner fuels, a government official said, as the world’s fourth biggest oil consumer seeks to ...More


‘Rajagopuram’ faces pollution threat
G. Nagaraja
The Hindu , Thursday, May 15, 2014

Rapid urbanisation characterised by a vehicular boom coupled with high levels of noise and air pollution pose a serious threat to the 400-year old Rajagopuram of Sri Chennakesava Swamy temple at Saniv ...More


Writing is on the wall for air pollution thanks to Simon Armitage's air-cleansing poem
ANI
Business Standard , Thursday, May 15, 2014

The writing is on the wall for smog as the University of Sheffield unveils the world's first air-cleansing poem, a new work by award-winning writer Simon Armitage. Simon, a Professor of poetry at the ...More


Why is there no reaction to WHO's take on Delhi’s air pollution?
Harsh Vardhan
The Hindustan Times , Thursday, May 15, 2014

Why is there no reaction to the World Health Organization’s May first-week announcement about Delhi’s skies being the most polluted in the world? This collective indifference of a great mass of peop ...More


BAD AIR CONTEST
The Telegraph , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Whether or not Delhi is the world’s most polluted city, it is an incontrovertible fact that, together with several other Indian cities, Delhi’s air pollution level far exceeds the limits for risk to h ...More


Two-stroke scooters are 'super-polluters', says study
PTI
Indian Today , Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Scientists on Wednesday pointed the finger at two-stroke scooters, a ubiquitous sight in developing countries, for massively contributing to local air pollution, in a study published in the journal Na ...More


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