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Heavy air pollution reduces rainfall
Staff reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, September 09, 2008

IANS JERUSALEM: Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found that heavy air pollution reduces rainfall, says the Jerusalem Post. The research team, led by Daniel Rosenfeld of t ...More


TN: Villagers demand closure of carbon factory
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, August 30, 2008

ERODE: Demanding the closure of a carbon manufacturing plant in their village for allegedly causing air pollution, around 200 people of Vadugapatty submitted a memorandum to District Collector Mahesan ...More


Bathinda residents do not take kindly to new thermal plants
S.P. Sharma
The Tribune , Thursday, August 07, 2008

Bathinda, August 6 While residents of the town have ben facing problem of high-level of air pollution due to soot emission from Guru Nanak Dev Thermal Plant (GNDTP), the government is going ahead wit ...More


Kyoto sees threat to gardens
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, July 29, 2008

KYOTO: Kyoto, the city whose name is synonymous with the fight against global warming, is feeling the effects of climate change first-hand as the moss dries out in its celebrated gardens. The anci ...More


Beijing may expand pollution-cutting scheme
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, July 29, 2008

BEIJING: Beijing is ready to expand an already drastic pollution-cutting scheme by taking more cars off the roads and shutting more factories if air quality remains a problem during the Olympic Games, ...More


Envirofit launches biomass cook-stoves
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Monday, July 14, 2008

Envirofit Internat-ional Ltd, a non-profit corporation specialising in engineered solutions to improve living condition, has launched a range of clean burning biomass cook-stoves. Designed by an i ...More


India to participate in Abu Dhabi environment show
Nitin Sethi
Times of India , Saturday, July 12, 2008

ABU DHABI: India will be among over 25 countries taking part in an environment exhibition to be held in this capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in January next year. The exhibition, En ...More


Pollution influences the weekend weather
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, July 12, 2008

LONDON: A team of researchers has pinned down how pollution is changing the weather at weekends in some of the countries in Europe. It's been known for years that man-made pollution affects weathe ...More


Idling for 3 mins burns fuel required for travelling 1 km
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, July 12, 2008

CHENNAI: Automobile experts have estimated that a vehicle that idles for three minutes with the air-conditioner on, burns fuel required for travelling one km. In the case of smaller vehicles like Sant ...More


Inside offers no escape from pollution
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, July 12, 2008

WELLINGTON: A new research has determined that shutting the door and staying inside the home does not offer any protection from the effects of air pollution, as the indoors is just as polluted as the ...More


India fares poorly on environment index
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Saturday, July 12, 2008

NEW DELHI: India is floundering in its efforts to protect its environment and is lagging behind some of the poorer Asian, African, European and South American nations, says the 2008 Environmental Pe ...More


Working towards eliminating air pollution in kitchens
Megha Mann
The Hindu , Thursday, July 10, 2008

Bangalore: It should come as no surprise that the World Health Organisation has found that pollution levels in rural Indian kitchens are 30 times higher than recommended levels. After all, the smo ...More


BHEL sets up PCRI to combat pollution at national level
RBS Rawat | Dehradun
The Pioneer , Monday, June 23, 2008

RBS Rawat | Dehradun With a view to combat the menace of industrial pollution at national-level, a Pollution Control Research Institute (PCRI) has been set up by the Department of Heavy Industry ...More


Beijing's battle for blue skies
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Friday, June 20, 2008

China has spent $20.34 bn to combat chronic air pollution. (AP photo) More Pictures NEW DELHI: China's capital has spent 140 billion yuan ($20.34 billion) to combat chronic pollu ...More


Cell towers under pollution watch
Neha Lalchandani,TNN
Times of India , Thursday, June 19, 2008

NEW DELHI: The city's cellphone services could get a jolt if the Delhi Pollution Control Committee's latest move to curb noise and air pollution is taken to its logical end. Waking up to the h ...More


Cell towers under pollution watch
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 18, 2008

NEW DELHI: The city's cellphone services could get a jolt if the Delhi Pollution Control Committee's latest move to curb noise and air pollution is taken to its logical end. Waking up to the hazar ...More


Villagers strive for pollution-free environs
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, June 17, 2008

BHUBANESWAR: Faced with rapidly degrading environments in their proximity, several villagers on Monday went through a unique learning process for submitting their complaints in proper way in order to ...More


Pollution kills 10,000 a year in southern China
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Thursday, June 12, 2008

HONG KONG: At least 10,000 deaths every year in Hong Kong, Macau and neighbouring southern China are caused by the area's worsening air pollution, a new study released on Wednesday has found. Air ...More


Turning coal dust into carbon credits
IANS
Times Of India , Thursday, May 22, 2008

NEW DELHI: Scientists at University of New South Wales have turned the ash waste from coal-fired power stations into a global environmental solution which promises to slash emissions in construction s ...More


Efforts on to make Puri more eco-friendly
Correspondent
The Hindu , Wednesday, May 21, 2008

BHUBANESWAR: As part of its town beautification and environment protection programmes, the Puri civic body has clamped restriction on production and use of polyethylene products within its limits with ...More


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