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Health savings by reducing pollution outweigh costs of limiting global warming: Study
AFP
Deccan Chronicle , Monday, December 03, 2018

The estimated cost of measures to limit Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions can be more than offset by reductions in deaths and disease from air pollution, researchers said on Saturday (March 3). ...More


Recycle plastic and say No to paper: Part I
S. Krishna Kumar
Afternoon , Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Maharashtra government has imposed a total ban on the produce, possession, and use of plastic bags with effect from June 2018. And have come out with a heavy fine to be levied if plastic bags are ...More


Swachh Survey over, sanitation & hygiene tossed in a grimy corner
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, April 12, 2018

BHOPAL: Burning waste, smell of filth in the air and garbageflying all over have come to define Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) “Swachh efforts”. As soon as the Swachh Bharat Mission survey ended ...More


Doon to get hourly air quality monitoring stations
TNN
The Times of India , Thursday, April 12, 2018

Dehradun: Clean Air Asia (CAA), an organization that is working towards clean air management in around 1,000 cities across Asia, including five in India, will now monitor pollution levels in Dehradun, ...More


Delhi to start monitoring pollen pollution
Business Line , Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Delhi is constantly struggling with the threat of air pollution containing harmful gases and particulate matter. In addition, pollen grains of different plant species spread in the air during early wi ...More


Pollution: Considering nationwide ban on pet coke use, Govt tells SC
Press Trust of India
Business Standard , Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Government is considering a nationwide ban on the use of pet coke by various industries and a decision is likely to be taken within a month, the Supreme Court was informed today. Stating this, the En ...More


Stubble burning can take Delhi's pollution to 20 times above safe limits
Domain B , Thursday, April 05, 2018

Burning of post harvest stubble or agricultural waste around Delhi's adjoining states has become a positive menace ot the citizens of India's capital. It's become a deadly tradition in northern Indi ...More


NGT seeks action plan on air pollution
The Hindu , Thursday, April 05, 2018

Directs four States to submit data within two weeks The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to submit data on the ambient air quality with ...More


Mumbai is breathing a large amount of harmful pollutants, shows ministry report
NYOOOZ , Tuesday, April 03, 2018

From 2014 to 2016, seven major towns and cities around Mumbai, majorly home to industries, had the highest concentration of two harmful air pollutants -- sulphur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen dioxide (NO ...More


Clean fuel will help fight Delhi pollution
PTI
The Asian Age , Tuesday, April 03, 2018

New Delhi: World’s cleanest petrol and diesel are now being supplied in Delhi after state-owned oil firms advanced rollout of Euro-VI grade fuel by two years in a bid to combat alarming levels of air ...More


Stubble burning doubles Delhi pollution: Harvard study
PTI
India Today , Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Boston, Apr 3 (PTI) Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found usi ...More


Crop Burning Contributes to Half of Delhi's Pollution: Harvard Study
PTI
News 18 , Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Boston: Agricultural fires are to blame for about half of the pollution experienced in Delhi in October and November, a peak stubble burning season in Punjab, a Harvard study has found using satellite ...More


Activists protest air pollution by putting masks on statues in Paris
AFP
The Asian Age , Monday, April 02, 2018

Paris: Activists put masks on statues in Paris and other French cities on Saturday to highlight what they say is France's failure to tackle air pollution. The protest coincided with a deadline for Fr ...More


Pollution problem: Delhi budgeting for fighting air pollution is enough but more needs to be done
The Financial Express , Monday, April 02, 2018

Given Delhi is the most polluted metropolis in the world, the Arvind Kejriwalgovernment proposing 26 new programmes to clean up the National Capital Territory’s air in its recent Budget is a welcome ...More


Government issues dust deadline: March 31 or face suspension
Abantika Ghosh
The Indian Express , Monday, March 19, 2018

THE ENVIRONMENT Ministry has asked major infrastructure agencies, including the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), to implement measures for dust mitigation by March 31 or face suspension of ...More


Push solar energy, reduce dependence on thermal power plants, say environmentalists
Sayantan Ghosh
Millennium Post , Monday, March 19, 2018

NEW DELHI: The arrival of summer has already began leading to rise power demands in the Capital, which is increasing the work pressure on thermal power plants in the outskirts of Delhi. Environmenta ...More


Is Telangana government serious about shifting polluting industries?
V Nilesh
The New Indian Express , Saturday, March 10, 2018

HYDERABAD: It was way back in 2013 that the then government had announced that polluting industries in the city would be shifted out of the city to areas beyond the Outer Ring Road (ORR). More than fi ...More


Harms of nitrogen pollution discussed
Air Pollution, Health
NYOOOZ , Friday, March 09, 2018

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in collaboration with Khalsa College and Down to Earth magazine organised a seminar on `The Scourge of Nitrogen Pollution in India’ here today. The experts ...More


City air worse than Delhi's
JAYANTA BASU
The Telegraph , Friday, March 09, 2018

Calcutta: The air in the city is more toxic than in Delhi in February, data collected by pollution-monitoring bodies reveal. During the period under study, Calcutta's average air quality index (AQI) ...More


Cabinet approves Rs 1152 crore to prevent pollution from stubble burning
Joe C Mathew
Business Today , Friday, March 09, 2018

If Narendra Modi-led government has its way, the severe air pollution caused by farm stubble burning in the National Capital Region (NCR) may have a permanent solution in near future. It occurs during ...More


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