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China urges crackdown on high-emission vehicles
IANS
Business Standard , Monday, February 20, 2017

China's Environment Minister has urged strict monitoring and crackdown on automobiles with excessive exhaust emissions to improve air quality. Emissions from mobile sources, such as heavy diesel truc ...More


Two Indians die every minute due to air pollution, says study
The Shillong Times , Monday, February 20, 2017

DELHI AND PATNA ARE THE MOST POLLUTED CITIES IN THE WORLD New Delhi: The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, say ...More


Two Indians die every minute due to air pollution: Study
PTI
The Times of India , Monday, February 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deaths take place daily due to air pollution, says a new study. According to medical journal The Lancet, ov ...More


Temperature rise, cab strike help improve Mumbai's air
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Monday, February 20, 2017

GURUGRAM: After months of suffocation, citizens could breathe easily on Saturday and Sunday due to a sudden fall in pollution levels and an improvement in the air quality index. The 24-hour average c ...More


Patna, Delhi among most polluted cities: Report
TNN
The Times of India , Monday, February 20, 2017

NEW DELHI: Air pollution is killing two people in India every minute, with the country's environment turning more toxic by the day, says a new study published in the journal 'The Lancet'. According ...More


Every breath you take
The Indian Express , Monday, February 20, 2017

If nothing else, a recent graphic in The Guardian, based on data from the journal, Preventive Medicine, and the World Health Organisation (WHO), should awaken the government to the terrifying dangers ...More


Delhi, Patna among cities with highest air pollution: study
The Indian Express , Monday, February 20, 2017

A study recently released by 48 leading scientists has placed two Indian cities New Delhi and Patna among the worst polluted in the world with high PM 2.5 levels or the fine particulate matter tha ...More


Govt plays down global alarm on India pollution
Vishwa Mohan
The Economic Times , Sunday, February 19, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Union government expressed concern on Friday over a recent global report attributing over a million deaths in the country in 2015 to air pollution. However, it adhered to its stated pos ...More


Serious risk for India as pollution deaths rise: Report
Ajanta Chakraborty
The Economic Times , Sunday, February 19, 2017

New estimates of the global burden of disease (GBD) released today by the US-based Health Effect Institute (HEI) paint a grim picture for India. Globally, air pollution is estimated to cause more than ...More


Air pollution kills 10 lakh Indians every year: study
PTI
The Hindu , Sunday, February 19, 2017

The study says causes of air pollution and climate change are intricately linked and needed to be tackled together. The air Indians breathe is turning more toxic by the day and an average of two deat ...More


Haryana yet to give EPCA plan to fight pollution
Shilpy Arora
The Times of India , Saturday, February 18, 2017

GURUGRAM: It's been nearly a month since the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) asked Delhi, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan to submit an action plan to implement Centre's graded response system ...More


London to introduce vehicle pollution tax from October
Reuters , Saturday, February 18, 2017

London will introduce a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles from October in a new effort to improve air quality, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Friday. Called the T-charge, the 10-pound ($12.4 ...More


Pollution does not cause premature death - Polish minister
Reuters , Saturday, February 18, 2017

Pollution does not shorten people's lives, a senior Polish government minister said on Friday, downplaying the growing issue of air quality in a country that has been nicknamed the China of Europe. P ...More


So, let's talk green: Death in every breath
Deccan Chronicle , Saturday, February 18, 2017

A year ago, I wrote about the harmful effects of air pollution. While I knew that this was an issue in India and many parts of the world, I was not prepared for what I read in the Health Effects Insti ...More


Ministers differ on global reports on air pollution deaths
PTI
India Today , Saturday, February 18, 2017

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) Two Union ministers today offered differing views on global research reports attributing over a million deaths in India to air pollution. Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave ...More


1 in 9 people die of air pollution: WHO
DNA India , Saturday, February 18, 2017

The World Health Organisation on Friday published a video that claimed that one in nine people in the world die due to air pollution. The video, which has garnered a lot of traction on Facebook becaus ...More


Pollution caused over one million premature births in India: Study
The Times of India , Friday, February 17, 2017

NEW DELHI: Expectant mothers breathing polluted air resulted in premature birth of over one million babies in India in 2010, highest in the world and twice the numbers for China, a study claimed on ...More


The pollution in the house
Kirk R. Smith , Ambuj D. Sagar
The Indian Express , Friday, February 17, 2017

Air pollution kills more Indians than any other risk factor with estimates ranging from 15 to 20 lakh premature deaths annually. Although outdoor air pollution garners most public attention, it is wel ...More


National Green Tribunal seeks Rohini polluting units report
THE ASIAN AGE , Friday, February 17, 2017

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of industries in north-west Delhi after a plea alleged that many units have been running without permission and causing air pollution. A ...More


India tops in premature births: Study
The Telegraph , Friday, February 17, 2017

New Delhi, Feb. 16: A study released today has estimated India had over a million preterm births in 2010, twice China's count and the highest in the world, because expectant mothers were exposed to po ...More


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