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Study redefines air pollution’s link to cancer

Study redefines air pollution’s link to cancer

How does air pollution lead to cancer? According to new research, rather than causing damage,…

Study: Air pollution cases less than 8% of the NGT hearings from 2011-2020

Study: Air pollution cases less than 8% of the NGT hearings from 2011-2020

Air quality in India is one of the worst in the world, but over the…

The Silent Killer: Assessing the Impact of Biomass Burning on Women’s Health

The Silent Killer: Assessing the Impact of Biomass Burning on Women’s Health

Research in the field has established that women and children are disproportionately impacted by indoor…

Delhi and Kolkata have the highest PM2.5 pollution in the world: Report

Delhi and Kolkata have the highest PM2.5 pollution in the world: Report

Indian and most global cities far exceed WHO’s air pollution guidelines for two major health…

Govt shocker in Parliament:  ‘Air pollution primarily urban issue’

Govt shocker in Parliament: ‘Air pollution primarily urban issue’

In an apparent disregard of the fact that coal power plants, brick kilns, industries are…

Centre’s air quality commission revises Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)

Centre’s air quality commission revises Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQP) recommended revisions to the Graded Response Action Plan…

CPCB lowers PM emissions limits for industries using small boilers

CPCB lowers PM emissions limits for industries using small boilers

Industries that are run on small boilers won’t be able to pollute more, the Central…

Coal to be phased out of Delhi-NCR by Jan 1, 2023

Coal to be phased out of Delhi-NCR by Jan 1, 2023

In a significant development coal will be phased out from across Delhi and the National…

How rising temperatures are fuelling risk to human health

How rising temperatures are fuelling risk to human health

Human-induced climate change and rising temperatures are a growing threat to human health. Old people…

Study: Cutting NOx emissions by half leads to dramatic gains in crop yields

Study: Cutting NOx emissions by half leads to dramatic gains in crop yields

A new study shows that cutting NOx pollution levels by about half would improve crop…