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India’s air pollution battle unwinnable without energy transition

India’s air pollution battle unwinnable without energy transition

As India attends the UN climate conference in Spain this week, there are multiple things…

Deadly air, with the stench of apathy

Deadly air, with the stench of apathy

Critically poor air quality has become typical of winter months in India, especially in northern…

Top court rebukes Centre, states over polluted air: Better to bomb ‘all in one go’

Top court rebukes Centre, states over polluted air: Better to bomb ‘all in one go’

India’s top court has said governments must compensate people if they fail to provide them…

Odd-even: a necessary exercise that needs further study

Odd-even: a necessary exercise that needs further study

As the Delhi government’s third iteration of “odd-even” comes to a close, preliminary results have…

Lancet report: India’s children bearing brunt of climate casualties and health risks

Lancet report: India’s children bearing brunt of climate casualties and health risks

With north India on the verge of a second air pollution emergency in just 10…

Delhi’s air quality index breached 999 for PM2.5, PM 10 levels

Delhi’s air quality index breached 999 for PM2.5, PM 10 levels

On November 3, Delhi’s air quality index burst off the charts to 999 (micrograms per…

‘Delhi in ICU’: 2 days on since Diwali, “severe” pollution levels continue

‘Delhi in ICU’: 2 days on since Diwali, “severe” pollution levels continue

It’s been over 40 hours that the national capital is battling “severe” AQI levels. The…

With Delhi breathing ‘very poor’ air, GRAP plan enforced, diesel generators banned

With Delhi breathing ‘very poor’ air, GRAP plan enforced, diesel generators banned

On October 15, the annual Graded Action Plan (GRAP) came into force to curb air…

Despite ban, and awareness campaigns, crop burning resumes in Punjab, Haryana and UP

Despite ban, and awareness campaigns, crop burning resumes in Punjab, Haryana and UP

The dreaded season of crop burning began early this year compared to last year. Farmers…

Delhi to bring back odd-even traffic plan, study says emergency measures failing to curb pollution

Delhi to bring back odd-even traffic plan, study says emergency measures failing to curb pollution

Delhi’s chief minister Arvind Kejriwal plans to bring back the odd-even scheme for private vehicles…