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Budget for clean air should focus on reducing emissions at source, not wasteful ‘solutions’

Budget for clean air should focus on reducing emissions at source, not wasteful ‘solutions’

The Supreme Court’s order directing the central and Delhi state government to move quickly on…

Average life expectancy cut by 1.9 years due to air pollution; India, South Asia worst affected: Air Quality Life Index update

Average life expectancy cut by 1.9 years due to air pollution; India, South Asia worst affected: Air Quality Life Index update

The update highlights the dire need to step up regulatory and implementation efforts in India…

Lockdown’s clean air effect: Delhi’s solar output increased during lockdown, shows MIT study

Lockdown’s clean air effect: Delhi’s solar output increased during lockdown, shows MIT study

If there is any silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is only this –…

Why power producers’ latest plea for deadline relaxations to install emission control tech fails to cut ice

Why power producers’ latest plea for deadline relaxations to install emission control tech fails to cut ice

The implications of the escalation in border tensions between India and China last month were…

Govt convinces top court, dilutes NOx emission limit for coal power plants

Govt convinces top court, dilutes NOx emission limit for coal power plants

India’s Supreme Court has allowed the government to relax emission norms for coal power plants…

Action on air pollution has now become a top public priority, show a slew of perception surveys

Action on air pollution has now become a top public priority, show a slew of perception surveys

Policy-makers, where are thou? Air pollution in India escalated to prominence when the World Health…

Styrene gas leak deaths:  LG Polymers CEO, 2 directors among 12 arrested

Styrene gas leak deaths: LG Polymers CEO, 2 directors among 12 arrested

Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested 12 people, including the CEO and two directors of…

Lockdown effect on air quality shows areas for action, sheds light on background pollution in India

Lockdown effect on air quality shows areas for action, sheds light on background pollution in India

New Delhi, July 3, 2020: The lockdown enforced to control the COVID 19 pandemic in…

First real-time source apportioned study quantifies elemental loads in Delhi’s winter pollution

First real-time source apportioned study quantifies elemental loads in Delhi’s winter pollution

In a first-of-its-kind assessment for Delhi, scientists from IIT-K conducted real-time analyses of ambient air…

Big win for clean air: Top court rejects power firms’ plea to extend emission deadline to 2024

Big win for clean air: Top court rejects power firms’ plea to extend emission deadline to 2024

The Supreme Court has rejected power plants’ request to further extend the deadline to install…