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COPD second most common cause of death in India; is govt in denial?

COPD second most common cause of death in India; is govt in denial?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the second most common cause of death in India…

69 polluting industrial areas face closure, asked to pay compensation for the past 5 years

69 polluting industrial areas face closure, asked to pay compensation for the past 5 years

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), India’s green court, has given three months to central and…

Budget 2019 ignores “Blue sky” policy vision? Air pollution buried in budget

Budget 2019 ignores “Blue sky” policy vision? Air pollution buried in budget

The National Clean Air Plan (NCAP), bundled along with other pollution control programmes such as…

Toxic particles last longer in Mumbai’s air; pollution in 2018 was at 20-year high

Toxic particles last longer in Mumbai’s air; pollution in 2018 was at 20-year high

Is Mumbai’s air deadlier than Delhi’s? Latest data released by System of Air Quality Weather…

84 Indian cities submit air quality improvement plans

84 Indian cities submit air quality improvement plans

India’s central government has said 84 out of the 102 cities that have been tasked…

Head to toe, air pollution damages every organ in the body

Head to toe, air pollution damages every organ in the body

Polluted air damages every cell and organ in the human body, says a new review…

No place to hide: AI firm to use satellite data to track air pollution, make data public

No place to hide: AI firm to use satellite data to track air pollution, make data public

In a huge development, artificial intelligence firm WattTime has announced it will use satellite cameras…

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…