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Despite subsidy, machines to tackle crop residue remain unaffordable for Punjab farmers

Despite subsidy, machines to tackle crop residue remain unaffordable for Punjab farmers

Despite state subsidy of millions of rupees and offers of crop residue management machines, Punjab…

Govt plans to sell small LPG cylinders at ration shops

Govt plans to sell small LPG cylinders at ration shops

In a move that may provide cheaper access to cleaner cooking fuel, the Centre plans…

India to set new air quality standards using Lockdown data as baseline

India to set new air quality standards using Lockdown data as baseline

The air quality data from last year’s Covid-19 lockdown will be the baseline as India…

GHG emissions on the rebound across G20: Climate Transparency Report

GHG emissions on the rebound across G20: Climate Transparency Report

Emissions in China, India projected to exceed 2019 levels, says report released this week  This…

WHO releases revised air quality standards pushing countries to tighten norms

WHO releases revised air quality standards pushing countries to tighten norms

The World Health Organisation (WHO) released revised and more stringent global Air Quality guidelines. In…

WHO revises AQ standards: Experts say India must tighten own limits swiftly and strictly

WHO revises AQ standards: Experts say India must tighten own limits swiftly and strictly

Limits have been reduced to less than half for six key pollutants; new guidelines clear…

Air pollution reducing life expectancy of Indians by 10 years: EPIC study

Air pollution reducing life expectancy of Indians by 10 years: EPIC study

A new report by The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) found…

Why India must start viewing air pollution and climate change as two sides of the same coin

Why India must start viewing air pollution and climate change as two sides of the same coin

Any possibility of near-term regional warming due to the implementation of emission standards should be…

India to update air quality standards from next year, to monitor more pollutants

India to update air quality standards from next year, to monitor more pollutants

India plans to broaden the number of ambient air pollutants it monitors to include ultrafine…

Buck stops at Centre: Parliament approves all-powerful Air Quality Commission

Buck stops at Centre: Parliament approves all-powerful Air Quality Commission

Parliament approved the setting up of the Commission for Air Quality management in the National…