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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


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


Beijing yet to meet Chinese air quality standards
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2008

WASHINGTON: A new study has determined that in spite of the 2008 Olympic Games in sight, Beijing has not yet met the expected national air quality standards. Professor Wang Wen-Xing and his team from ...More


Study sees threat from big-particle pollutants
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2008

CHICAGO: On days when there is a lot of dust and other large-particle pollutants in the air, slightly more elderly people go to hospital emergency rooms with heart problems, U.S. researchers said on T ...More


Blame air pollution for clots as well
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, May 14, 2008

WASHINGTON: It's not just your lungs that are at risk from air pollution - a new study has linked this modern menace to the formation of blood clots as well. The study, by Harvard researchers, found t ...More


Car ads don't tell whole truth about emissions
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, May 07, 2008

SYDNEY: Ads prompting you to buy a swanky new car might not be telling the whole truth; at least not about the bit on greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, despite global concerns. These finding ...More


'Miscarriages & pollution may be linked'
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, May 03, 2008

The findings of TOI-CMRI lung function test have not shocked the city medical fraternity. For the last few years, the number of people with chronic lung-related problems has been on the up. And, it's ...More


Pittsburgh, Los Angeles have worst US air pollution
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

WASHINGTON: Pittsburgh, a former steel-making center once known for its sooty skies, is the worst U.S. city for short-term particle pollution, the American Lung Association announced on Thursday. It w ...More


Government to examine air pollution by aircrafts
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

NEW DELHI: Concerned over the rise in carbon emissions by aircraft and the boom in the aviation industry compounding the problem, the government will soon undertake a study to ascertain air pollution ...More


'Take steps for energy efficiency'
Staff Reporter
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, April 29, 2008

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Asia-Pacific countries to take steps to ensure efficient use of energy in the backdrop of surging oil prices and the health problems caused by traditional fu ...More


Digital Environmental atlas of India launched
Vasundhara Sanger
Times of India , Wednesday, April 23, 2008

NEW DELHI: Environment Ministry has launched first digital environmental atlas of India to mark the Earth Day which is being celebrated today across the world. An interactive website of state of envir ...More


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