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COVID-19 cleared air in NCR region; Ghaziabad shows highest reduction in AQI- Study

COVID-19 cleared air in NCR region; Ghaziabad shows highest reduction in AQI- Study

Within eight days of last year’s country-wide COVID-19 lockdown, Air Quality Indices (AQI) of five…

Digging up the dirt on Kulda coal mines expansion

Digging up the dirt on Kulda coal mines expansion

Villagers from Odisha’s coal district have been protesting peacefully for almost a month after years…

Survey reveals healthcare sector role in combatting climate change

Survey reveals healthcare sector role in combatting climate change

The largest ever survey on climate change conducted among healthcare professionals in India has revealed…

Budget 2021-22: Centre sets aside ₹2217 crore for air pollution control in 42 cities

Budget 2021-22: Centre sets aside ₹2217 crore for air pollution control in 42 cities

The Centre allocated Rs2217 crore to fight air pollution in 42 cities with over a…

Exposure to PM2.5 generated by fossil-fuel alone costs India 2.46 million lives: Harvard study

Exposure to PM2.5 generated by fossil-fuel alone costs India 2.46 million lives: Harvard study

One in five deaths around the world in 2018 was attributable to exposure to toxic…

Air quality panel to seek 5% GST for natural gas

Air quality panel to seek 5% GST for natural gas

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the National Capital Region (NCR) and adjoining…

Air pollution cost India 1.67 million lives and $36·8 billion in 2019

Air pollution cost India 1.67 million lives and $36·8 billion in 2019

Lancet study finds air pollution leads to various illnesses, including lung diseases, diabetes and cataracts….

How a dubious study is being used to undermine India’s emission norms

How a dubious study is being used to undermine India’s emission norms

The Ministry of Power could be setting a dangerous precedent by putting its weight behind…

Chhattisgarh leans on citizen science and participatory decision making to combat toxic air

State Health Resource Center (SHRC), Chhattisgarh is implementing a unique pilot in two polluted districts…

The 2020 Air Pollution news round up

The 2020 Air Pollution news round up

The year in which a global pandemic forced a reassessment of the complex implications of…