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Winter air pollution & smog: CSE study notes fresh patterns

Daily PM2.5 levels up 8-11 times between cleanest August & dirtiest November across …

Air quality in Delhi further deteriorates post-Diwali; breaches emergency mark for a time

Wind direction though has changed; it will allow greater dispersal of pollutants from …

Diwali amid COVID-19: Delhi air quality deteriorates as evening progresses

It could hit emergency levels if there is increased emission from firecrackers

Diwali amid COVID-19: Not bursting fire crackers will keep Delhi from turning into a gas chamber again

Even under a zero-firecracker emission scenario, PM2.5 levels are predicted to bring air …

Air quality in Delhi-NCR improves slightly to ‘very poor’

Change in wind direction primarily responsible; situation worsen during weekend

Air quality ‘severe’ in Delhi-NCR for sixth consecutive day

Conditions after Diwali night could worsen if people flout firecracker ban; light rain …

‘What other option do we have?’: Why stubble fires would not die

The happy seeder and super seeder machines are too few in number, a lot of them are defunct:…

Twindemic: What we know about the link between air pollution, COVID-19

Air pollutants can carry the novel coronavirus’ genetic material; air pollution also …

Diwali amid COVID-19: Will West Bengal have a firecracker-free Kali Puja

The state dilly-dallys despite a high court directive even as environmentalists …

Delhi air pollution crisis: CPCB advises offices to make employees ‘work from home’

The suggestion came as the overall air quality in the national capital remained ‘…

Expect ‘severe’ Delhi air today

EPCA flags uncertainty over wind direction; Friday AQI was season-worst  

Delhi air quality dips further: Thursday mostly ‘very poor’

Mundka records ‘severe’ air, season’s worst amid calm winds, …

Air pollution killed 116,000 Indian kids within a month of birth in 2019

Household air pollution accounted for 64% of all neo-natal deaths attributable to air pollution

Increased stubble fires, calm conditions cause Delhi’s air to become ‘very poor’

The condition will last till October 17, according to the SAFAR website under the Union …

Decarbonising faster can save India 200,000 deaths from particulate matters: Report

In the business-as-usual scenario, nearly 830,000 premature deaths can take place by 2050 …

Delhi’s poor air days start, will only deteriorate

Dip in temperature, calm surface winds and steady increase in farm fires in Punjab and …

Atrial fibrillation patients at greater stroke risk when exposed to air pollution: Study

AFib is a common heart rhythm disorder that affects more than 2.7 million Americans

Dust pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa raised infant mortality: Study

A 25% spike in local annual mean particulate concentrations in West Africa caused an 18% …

No mention of regional coordination to curb air pollution in 102 city plans, finds study

Sources from outside a city’s boundaries account for at least 30% of pollutants …

COVID-19: Study points to 3-pronged approach to mitigate airborne transmission

Improving ventilation in built spaces, building knowledge base to inform holistic …

Delhi air less toxic amid COVID-19 lockdown

Average PM 2.5 level during 4 weeks of lockdown lowest on record outside monsoon since 2016

78% cities recorded ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ AQI during COVID-19 lockdown: CPCB

The CPCB monitored 115 cities between March 16 and April 15; NO2, SO2 emissions reduced …