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Global warming to claim 33% of ice volume in Hindu Kush Himalayan region: Expert
IANS
The Economic Times , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

KATHMANDU: Global warming is not only posing a serious threat to glaciers, it will also result in a loss of 33 per cent of total ice volume in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region by the end of the c ...More


Global warming to claim 33% of ice volume in Hindu Kush Himalayan region: Expert
IANS
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

KATHMANDU: Global warming is not only posing a serious threat to glaciers, it will also result in a loss of 33 per cent of total ice volume in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region by the end of the c ...More


Guwahati painted black
The Sentinel , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

GUWAHATI, Dec 4: Environmentalists paint Guwahati black, and it is not for nothing. By allowing rampant use of diesel-driven vehicles, mostly autorickshaws, the powers that be at Dispur seem to be mak ...More


Delhi air pollution: Visibility drops to 700 metres as 'hazardous' smog continues to torment national capital
First Post , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

New Delhi: A poor visibility was recorded in several parts of the national capital on Monday as smog continued to engulf the city, even as the mercury settled at 8.3 degrees Celsius. "At 8:30 am, the ...More


Farmers Near Delhi Quit Stubble Burning as Hazardous Smog Continues To Torment National Capital
India Times , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The national capital has recorded poor visibility in several parts on Monday as smog continues to engulf and choke Delhi, even as the mercury settled at 8.3 degrees Celsius. According to a MeT Depart ...More


This satellite tracks air pollution around the world
Business Line , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

LONDON, DECEMBER 4: A European satellite tracking the levels of air pollutants around the world has beamed back new views of the Earth’s atmosphere, including images of pollution drifting away from p ...More


Black carbon levels in Guwahati alarming
Rituraj Borthakur
The Assam Tribune , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

GUWAHATI, Dec 4 - Is Guwahati going the Delhi way? As the national capital struggles to cope with severe levels of toxic air pollution, there is some alarming news for Guwahatians as well.Black carbon ...More


UN Acknowledges India's Effort In Fighting Pollution
NDTV , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

NAIROBI, KENYA: As the United Nations Environment Assembly gets together for a political declaration with world leaders to "#BeatPollution" in Nairobi, India is one of the focus countries. India and ...More


There’s no crop burning presently, so why is Delhi’s air so polluted?
The Print , Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Traditional sources of pollution combined with weather factors have resulted in Delhi’s air quality worsening again. The Sri Lankan cricket team held up the second day of the India-Sri Lanka Test ma ...More


Open burning of waste spikes air pollution in Gurgaon
Ipsita Pati
The Hindustan Times , Friday, December 01, 2017

The number of waste burning cases have increased in the city over the last 10 days. As per the data released by the Municipal Corporation Gurugram (MCG), on an average, 12 cases of waste burning are r ...More


Dia Mirza appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India
Times Now , Friday, December 01, 2017

Former beauty queen and actress Dia Mirza has been appointed as UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. As part of her role, Dia will work on raising awareness of and seeking solutions to envi ...More


Dia appointed UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Friday, December 01, 2017

Actor-activist Dia Mirza has been appointed UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India. The 35-year-old actor has been recognised by the United Nations for her contribution to environment cons ...More


Rs. 2000 Crore Road Map to End Stubble Burning Submitted In Supreme Court
NDTV , Friday, December 01, 2017

NEW DELHI: A Rs. 2,000-crore road map to end stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana suggests that the government must provide equipment to farmers for free instead of subsidies, and the cost be recove ...More


Dia Mirza Is Now UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India
NDTV , Friday, December 01, 2017

Actor-activist Dia Mirza has been appointed UN Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India. The 35-year-old actor has been recognised by the United Nations for her contribution to environment conserva ...More


Court tells Delhi govt to set ‘measurable targets’ to mitigate air pollution in Delhi
Aditi Singh
Live Mint , Thursday, November 30, 2017

New Delhi: Delhi high court on Wednesday directed the Delhi government to formulate “measurable targets” to mitigate air pollution in the state in a time-bound manner. Consequences should be borne by ...More


Lesson in curbing air pollution: Experts say Delhi could learn from China, Mexico
Reuters
Deccan Chronicle , Thursday, November 30, 2017

Kuala Lampur: Delhi must adopt anti-pollution steps taken by other megacities like Beijing and Mexico City if the national capital is to get serious about tackling its annual smog crisis, experts sa ...More


Delhi Pollution: Why Divert Environment Funds For Bus Purchase, High Court Asks AAP Govt
PTI
Outlook , Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Delhi High Court has expressed its displeasure over the AAP government's proposal to buy 500 electric buses utilising Rs 400 crore from environment compensation charge (ECC) fund. The court sai ...More


Chhattisgarh bans six major cities from bursting crackers in Dec, Jan
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Thursday, November 30, 2017

Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) on Wednesday banned crackers in six major cities, including capital Raipur, for two months during winter as a part of its initiative to control air p ...More


Environment friendly alternative for burning crop-residue
Web India 123 , Thursday, November 30, 2017

An Italy-based multinational company has come out with technical solutions to provide environment friendly alternative to burning crop-residue and stubble.Addressing a news conference here on Wednesda ...More


Air Quality In Delhi Improves From Severe To Very Poor, Yet A Major Concern
Sky Metweather , Thursday, November 30, 2017

Air pollution is considered to be the most hazardous crises that the national capital has been experiencing for the past many years. This year was no different, however, the weather condition was not ...More


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