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Air pollution body dissolves as Centre fails to introduce Bill

Air pollution body dissolves as Centre fails to introduce Bill

The Commission for Air Quality Management, which was formed as  a ‘permanent’ body to address…

Airshed moment loses its way in political smog

Airshed moment loses its way in political smog

On October 28, 2020, the Central government rushed through an ordinance to create the Commission…

Indoor air pollution: ‘Only 50% urban slum households use LPG’, refill cost jumped ₹ 125 in a month

Indoor air pollution: ‘Only 50% urban slum households use LPG’, refill cost jumped ₹ 125 in a month

In a major setback to initiatives aiming to curb indoor air pollution, a new survey…

Eight out of India’s 10 most polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh

Eight out of India’s 10 most polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh

Real-time data from 99 cities showed that smaller and upcoming cities are India’s pollution hotspots,…

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…