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Panel formed to implement India’s clean air programme

Panel formed to implement India’s clean air programme

India’s government has formed a steering committee of chief secretaries from 20 states, including Delhi,…

London gets world’s first 24×7 pollution charge zone

London gets world’s first 24×7 pollution charge zone

London implemented the world’s first round-the-clock Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) within which vehicles will…

670 million Indians to breathe poor quality air in 2030: Study

670 million Indians to breathe poor quality air in 2030: Study

Latest research has warned that even if India successfully implemented its current pollution control policies…

Study: 92% of world inhaling pollutants way above WHO levels; South Asia tops list

Study: 92% of world inhaling pollutants way above WHO levels; South Asia tops list

In 2017, 92% of the world’s population was breathing air replete with PM2.5 at levels…

6 Indian states get 15 days to submit plan to curb air pollution, or face fine

6 Indian states get 15 days to submit plan to curb air pollution, or face fine

Submit a plan to bring air quality within the prescribed norms by April 30 or…

Delhi NCR most polluted in the world

Delhi NCR most polluted in the world

In a recent study by IQ Air Visual and Greenpeace, Delhi’s National Capital Region (NCR)…

India: Coal plants may get incentives worth over $12 billion to cut emissions

India: Coal plants may get incentives worth over $12 billion to cut emissions

Even as state loans to big coal utilities turn sour, India plans to give incentives…

Study: National Clean Air Programme missed 139 polluted cities as it used old data

Study: National Clean Air Programme missed 139 polluted cities as it used old data

The latest report by Greenpeace India says there are 139 cities where air pollution levels…

UK releases Clean Air Strategy, aims to save £5.3 billion/year in public health costs by 2030

UK releases Clean Air Strategy, aims to save £5.3 billion/year in public health costs by 2030

The UK government has released a new Clean Air Strategy to tackle the country’s existing…

Alarming Levels of Heavy Metals found in NCR Air Samples

Alarming Levels of Heavy Metals found in NCR Air Samples

Alarming levels of toxic heavy metals found in Delhi-NCR’s air; Diwali samples reveal excess of…